The Love Story that Upended the Texas Prison System

“In 1967, a 56-year-old lawyer met a young inmate with a brilliant mind and horrifying stories about life inside. Their complicated alliance—and even more complicated romance—would shed light on a nationwide scandal.” Ethan Watters’s article for Texas Monthly on the state prison system represents many months of research in the Briscoe Center’s Jalet-Cruz Papers. 

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