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Women Behind Bars, Part 2 (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Gabriel, Iberville Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-10-13

Duration: 00:08:45

Subjects: Crime | Women prisoners | Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women | Prisons | Criminals -- Rehabilitation


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Jones, Johnnie Interviewee
  • Jarreau, Barbara Interviewee
  • Slaughter, Beverly Interviewee
  • Logan, Shari Interviewee
  • Littleton, Sherry Interviewee


This segment from the October 13, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features the second part of Rob Hinton’s visit to the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in St. Gabriel. He interviews Johnnie Jones, the warden, who discusses the prison’s vocational programs and prisoner rehabilitation. Hinton also interviews four inmates: Barbara Jarreau, Beverly Slaughter, Shari Logan, and Sherry Littleton. They discuss life in the prison, their work programs, what prisoner rehabilitation means to them, and their hopes for the future.