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December 6th, 2007

New From New York Correction History Society Website

Shower.jpg The picture accompanies this article: Was Fatal NYS Prison ‘Shower Bath’ Punishment Example of Waterboarding 1858 Style? The fall 2007 U. S. Senate confirmation hearings on the nomination of Judge Michael B. Mukasey to become the Attorney General focused considerable attention on the issue of waterboarding as an interrogation technique against suspected terrorists. The rest of the article is here.

But there is so much there, old and new, the the place is worth many visits. I’ve always been drawn to anything about Hart Island, the location of New York’s Potter’s Field, and the amount of material about Hart Island on their website it staggering. An index of it is here.

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