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Investigation of Abuse and Deaths at Thomson Prison

 the federal prison at Thomson, Illinois
US Bureau of Prisons
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the federal prison at Thomson, Illinois

Herb Trix's guest is Joseph Shapiro, a News Investigations Correspondent for NPR.

You can hear this week's program on WVIK at 6:07 pm, during All Things Considered. Usually, Midwest Week plays on Fridays at 6:20 pm.

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A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.