Prison Cuts/ Poet Tim Kahl/ Author Mary Mackey/ Sound Advice


Prison Cuts Can the prison population be reduced without any negative effects on the community? Law professor Michael Vitiello explains how, when done right, prison cuts and prisoner releases can occur without causing any harm.

Poet Tim Kahl Sacramento poet Tim Kahl has a new collection of poems out, called "Possessing Yourself." He'll tell you about the process of creating poetry and share one of his poems.

Book release event for the Sacramento Poetry Center on Monday, September 7th at 7:30 p.m., 1719 25th St., Sacramento.

Author Mary Mackey Novelist Mary Mackey has published a new book, a historical fiction love story called "The Widow's War," set during the Civil War. She explains some of the African American and Brazilian roots to the story, and speaks about the role of women in her books.

Mary Mackey will be doing a reading today, September 3rd at 7 p.m. at Time Tested Books, 1114 21st St., Sacramento.

Sound Advice Classical music host Kent Teeters joins us for the latest edition of Sound Advice.

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Insight will not be heard on Friday, September 4th to allow for a special from NPR News about healthcare reform. Insight will also not be heard on Monday, September 7th to allow for a Labor Day special. 
Thursday, September 03, 2009