February 4, 1933 - Article - More Crime and Less Punishment, by Gwynne Dalrymple

The prison population is steadily rising. In 1904 it was 57,070. In 1910 it was 68,735. In 1930 it was 116,670. (pg. 21)

Treason doth never prosper; what's the reason? Why, if it prosper, none dare call it treason. (pg. 58)

Comment: Today, the prison population in the U.S. is over 2 million. That means that about 1 in 142 U.S. residents are incarcerated.

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