[March 17, 2001]
Prison Ministry Videos; 1986-
The videos in this collection may not be duplicated or used outside the Reading Room without written permission. Requests for permission should be directed to:
Forms to be sent to the contact person should be obtained from the staff in the Reading Room.
Scope and Content
The material in this collection consists of edited video programs produced by the staff of the Institute of Prison Ministries of the Billy Graham Center. Most of the programs are interviews by the director of IPM, Donald Smarto, with people involved in some way in the criminal justice system, such as prisoners, guards, judges, etc. Most of these programs were intended for broadcast as a series. Many of them were shown on television channel 38 in Chicago, Illinois, as well as at IPM conferences, such as the one held at the Billy Graham Center in June and July of 1986. Other tapes in the collection are programs done about Don Smarto and the Institute.
The material in this collection was received from the Institute of Prison Ministries in January 1987.
January 28, 1987
Type of material: Videotape
The following items are located in the VIDEOTAPE FILE:
All videos are color unless otherwise indicated. All videos are cassettes unless otherwise indicated. All videos are 3/4" U-Matic tapes unless otherwise indicated.
V1 - In Defense of Justice series; 1985; John O'Grady interview; ca. 25 minutes and 45 seconds.
V2 - In Defense of Justice series; March 18, 1986; interview with Chief Justice Warren Burger; 25 minutes and 38 seconds.
V3 - In Defense of Justice series; 1986; topic: Community Services Project; ca. 30 minutes; interview conducted with prisoners doing community service and the social workers who supervise and work with them.
V4 - In Defense of Justice series; 1986; topic includes Chicago gangs; ca. 26 minutes; interview conducted with gang members; sixth in the series.
V5 - In Defense of Justice series; n.d.; interview with Senator Mark Hatfield; 22 minutes and 27 seconds.
V6 - In Defense of Justice series; n.d.; interview with Attorney General Edwin Meese; 8 minutes and 17 seconds.
V7 - In Defense of Justice series; 1986; topic: Leavenworth testimonies; 60 minutes; interviews conducted with prisoners of Leavenworth Penitentiary.
V8 - In Defense of Justice series; 1986; features Officer Madera; ca. 40 minutes; a look at the world of prisons and an interview with a prison guard.
V9 - The Church Behind The Walls; n.d.; 28 minutes; IPM Promo: A look at the programs and services of the Institute of Prison Ministries.
V10 - Windy City Alive; June 12, 1986; 58 minutes; interview with Don Smarto.
V11 - Week in Review; June 27, 1986; program #421; Interview with Don Smarto.