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Sing Sing Prison and the History of Criminal Justice
September 13, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join historic Jug Tavern online Tuesday September 13 as Brent D. Glass, Executive Director of Sing Sing Prison Museum, brings you up to date on the progress of the museum in Ossining. Dr. Glass will share an illustrated presentation about one of America’s iconic institutions. Every chapter in the history of criminal justice has a few pages written about Sing Sing Prison. This talk will review an extraordinary and largely unknown history, present plans for the new museum at Sing Sing Prison, and connect the history to contemporary issues in criminal justice.
Dr. Glass is Director Emeritus of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and serves as senior advisor to the National History Academy. A consultant to cultural and educational institutions, he is a national leader in the preservation, interpretation and promotion of history and a public historian who pio- neered influential oral history and material culture studies. He is a television presence and international speak- er on cultural diplomacy and museum management.