The Documentary

BBC World Service

News & Politics, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

History 30
Society & Culture 96

The best of BBC World Service documentaries and other factual programmes.


DocArchive: The Cost of Doing Time 11 Dec 2012

December 11th, 2012

Episode 320 of 1342 episodes

Many ex-offenders in the US leave prison indebted to the courts. Why do one in five people in Philadelphia owe around $1.5 billion in criminal court debt?

Featured Podcast