Documentary on rape and the punishment for rape, providing a look at the way New York and New Jersey deal with convicted rapists, why men commit rape, and what happens when psychiatry makes a patient out of the criminal. Heard on the tape are unidentified female rape victims; Dr. William Prendergast, director of the sex offenders treatment unit at Rahway Prison in New Jersey; Richard Denzer, professor of law at Fordham University and former director of the 1967 New York State Penal Code Revision Commission; Harold Stults, assistant director of the prison health services for New York City. Self contained. Produced by Ginny Leicht.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.