Montana Focus

An in-depth news and public affairs series hosted by Gene Brodeur which tackles issues across the state relating to politics and government, natural resources, business development, and social changes. Produced by Gene Brodeur and Scott Sterling for MontanaPBS.

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The Top Job

Homeless Schooling

The Tea Party: Taxed Enough Already?


Montana's Prisons: A Growth Industry - Part 2
 (No. 211)
Part two of the Montana Focus series on corrections features an interview with Warden James MacDonald at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Shelby, and a visit with inmates Robert Bone and Higinio Gonzalez. At the Juvenile Girls Facility in Boulder, we interview Superintendent Cindy McKenzie. For our OP-ED segment we talk to Editor Barbara Simonetti of the Shelby Promoter. Finally, KTVQ-Billings reporter Kaycee Murray introduces us to a Billings pilot who just returned from relief work for Tsunami victims. (First Aired Thursday, February 24, 2005)

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