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Prisons/ Down Syndrome/ 'Blue Shy'/ Rachel Barton Pine


Prison Investigation A local newspaper found evidence of racism and cruelty by guards in a California prison program. Today on Insight, Charles Pillar of "The Sacramento Bee" tells you about the program, which is intended to rehabilitate problem inmates. It appears to have been undermined by a variety of things, including alleged abuse by correctional officers.

Down Syndrome Awareness A Sacramento couple has told their story about raising a daughter with down syndrome for a national awareness campaign. You'll meet Kelly Erdmann and hear about life with her daughter.

"Blue Shy" It's an unimaginable experience for a parent - learning that your child has been attacked and is suffering serious brain injury. It's the subject of a new memoir by Sacramento woman Barbara Link called "Blue Shy." She'll tell you about it.

Rachel Barton Pine Violinist Rachel Barton Pine is coming to town this weekend for a concert with the Sacramento Philharmonic. Pine plays the gamut from Renaissance through Paganini to Metallica. You'll meet her and hear some of her music.

 
Monday, May 10, 2010
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