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J. Mike Quilan


Vice Chairman of the Board at Prison Realty Trust

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DOING COMPANY TIME: The Privatization of Prisons

with Lance Corcoran, J. Mike Quilan, Eric Schlosservia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, February 10, 1999

The United States now has approximately 1.8 million people behind bars. Ninety thousand (about 5 percent) are held in private prisons. Is 5 percent too many or too few? Lance Corcoran, Vice President of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association, J. Mike Quilan, Vice Chairman of the Board at Prison Realty Trust, and Eric Schlosser, Correspondent at the Atlantic Monthly discuss the politics of the privatization of America's prisons.