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Prison hospital gate. Photo: Adam Baker, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Prison hospital gate. Photo: Adam Baker, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

The Eight O'clock Hour, 11/08/13

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As part of the Prison Time Media Project, this morning Natasha Haverty shares the story of little known work of inmates who provide dying peers hospice care in their final weeks and months inside Coxsackie maximum security prison.

A coalition of women's groups is relaunching the Women's Equality Act, which failed in the legislature earlier this year, with a new strategy that they say could help them win passage in 2014.

Brian Mann profiles Lake Placid's Olympic medalist Andrew Weibrecht, who won bronze in Super G four years ago in Vancouver and hopes to contend for a medal again this year in the upcoming games in Sochi, Russia. In the second half hour, Todd Moe visits artist Scott Ouderkirk at his new studio in Hammond where he creates beautiful glassworks using less conventional medieval techniques.

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