207: Director Robert May on the ‘Kids for Cash’ Scandal


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Today’s guest is the noted producer and director Robert May, whose resume includes an executive producer credit on the Oscar Award Winning film ‘The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from The Life of Robert S. McNamara.’

More recently, Mr. May served as the Director for the 2013 documentary ‘Kids For Cash’ – a piece focusing on the 2008 scandal involving a zero tolerance judge who sentenced some 3,000 children to a private for-profit detention facility, all the while pocketing a ‘finder’s fee’ of $2.2 million resulting from the facility’s construction.

Download the episode here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/smellslikepodcast/kids-for-cash.mp3

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