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Originally released in 2001, this 29-minute documentary is about the origins of the modern anti-prison movement. Through his writings and leadership inside, George Jackson embodies the legacy of the prison movement. Who was George Jackson? Why was he targeted by the prison administration? What makes him important to the anti-prison movement today? Featuring historical materials, including George Jackson. Other voices include: Angela Davis, David Hilliard, Ruchell Magee, prison activist and leader, still in prison for his political activities, Georgia Jackson, mother of George and Jonathan Jackson, Harry Belafonte, James Baldwin, as well as David Johnson, Hugo Pinell, Luis Talamantez and Sundiata Tate, all charged with the San Quentin rebellion following the murder of George Jackson. Narrated by Jonathan Jackson, Jr.