ADX: Where Inmates In Solitary May Bang On Doors For Hours

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The New York Times profiles the highest-security federal prison: the United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility in Florence, Co., known as the ADX. It was designed as scape-proof, the Alcatraz of the Rockies, a place to incarcerate the worst, most unredeemable class of criminal — "a very small subset of the inmate population who show," said former federal prison director Norman Carlson, "absolutely no concern for human life." Among its residents: Ted Kaczynski, Atlanta Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph, 9/11 . . .

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