Wilbert Rideau, Prison Journalist
Friday, June 11, 2010
For over 25 years, Wilbert Rideau was a reporter and editor for The Angolite, the prison newspaper of the Louisiana State Penitentiary known as Angola. He and his staff of fellow inmates were given an unfettered access to investigate and report that exceeds most major media outlets. Rideau describes his life and career reporting from behind bars.