Jeff Smith’s Episode on Earning Freedom
Today’s episode features Jeff Smith, a former senator from the state of Missouri’s legislature. He talks about decisions that led him to prison and about his initial adjustment. While working in a food warehouse the federal prison camp in Manchester, Kentucky, Jeff took steps to document his journey. After overcoming some challenges upon release to enter the job market, Jeff persuaded a university to hire him. He now teaches students about government and the prison system. He also published a book with St. Martin’s Press that is called Mr. Smith Goes to Prison.
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