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Life On Death Row: Inside Indiana State Maximum Security Prison | Real Stories Prison Documentary

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  • Death Row: Indiana State Prison (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
    This two-part series sees veteran presenter Sir Trevor McDonald come face to face with some of the world’s most dangerous criminals as he gets exclusive access to one of America’s oldest and most notorious prisons.
    Housing 1900 inmates, 12 of whom are on death row, Trevor spends two weeks in the dark and forbidding world of Indiana State Maximum Security Prison. He hears from men who know what it is like to live under the shadow of the death penalty and even the date and time they will die.
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  • @codyking4848
    @codyking4848 4 ปีที่แล้ว +10041

    Its so weird, to listen to these inmates talk, to almost feel compassion for them, and then to think about the crimes they committed. Where does one draw the line in simple human compassion? What a strange paradox.

    • @paxsmile
      @paxsmile 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1140

      Cody King Because most of them have matured, grown and improved themselves and you get to see this new person, not the monsters that they were..

    • @codyking4848
      @codyking4848 4 ปีที่แล้ว +387

      @@paxsmile Well put, pax. Thanks for the words I couldn't find. That explains it perfectly.

    • @tamousha
      @tamousha 4 ปีที่แล้ว +455

      Because monsters do not exist and no one person is ALL evil. What they have done is unforgivable but it does not mean that they do not have any Good sides in them as well. Hard to comprehend since many of us want to put individuals in a box with a lable on it. People are more complex than that. Even those Who do unspeakable things. Reflect on that. More should in my opinion.

    • @paxsmile
      @paxsmile 4 ปีที่แล้ว +254

      tamousha Unfortunately monsters do exist. Work in a prison and you’ll know that they do. Some people are just born that way and their environment only enhances what was already there. You’re right, there is good and bad in all of us, I guess the difference is the degree of good and bad we carry.

    • @abhabh6896
      @abhabh6896 4 ปีที่แล้ว +43

      Hahahaha! Only God gets to draw that line. Even if you studied them for eternity you
      still wouldnt be able to figure it out. Me neither. US should make work camp prisons.
      That way they can lock people up for life without wasting tax payers money.

  • @mikeg6285
    @mikeg6285 4 ปีที่แล้ว +15993

    I REALLY like this interviewer. Hes incredibly respectful and doesnt just look for answers, he wants to truly understand. Plus i mean the guy is like a british morgan freeman lol

    • @MegaCaliGrown420
      @MegaCaliGrown420 4 ปีที่แล้ว +172

      I agree with you.

    • @silverbullet2008bb
      @silverbullet2008bb 4 ปีที่แล้ว +330

      He's well liked and loved here in Britain too. He's been at this for decades.

    • @katherinestinson1551
      @katherinestinson1551 4 ปีที่แล้ว +122

      I like him too. They do a really good job on this series.

    • @dimejones7499
      @dimejones7499 4 ปีที่แล้ว +42

      Yoo just said the same thing on a different episode. I’m tryna imagine him doing dateline and something like that😩😂

    • @user-fn9nq9wk6l
      @user-fn9nq9wk6l 4 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      you are easily distracted.

  • @cynthialewis7460
    @cynthialewis7460 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +58

    Sir Trevor is such a respectful man when he speaks to people regardless of who or where they are. Bravo Sir!

  • @Logicalfear2001
    @Logicalfear2001 ปีที่แล้ว +158

    Plain and Simple. Any documentary/interview made with Sir Trevor McDonald is a must watch in my book.

    • @anthonypetercoleman339
      @anthonypetercoleman339 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Such an elegant documentary and interviewing techniques.

    • @XoXoG
      @XoXoG หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      He’s an amazing man i tell ya.

  • @BennieBrunink
    @BennieBrunink 5 ปีที่แล้ว +3751

    I really like the interviewer .. Stays calm .. Asks direct questions ..

    • @puprilla
      @puprilla 4 ปีที่แล้ว +49

      Yes he really nice and respectful he never asked a single question that made someone uncomfortable

    • @Generatorsarefake
      @Generatorsarefake 4 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      @Prairiedoggen True psychopaths

    • @corkkyle
      @corkkyle 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3


    • @frankcostello9523
      @frankcostello9523 4 ปีที่แล้ว +9

      Well he wasn’t knighted for services to journalism because he sucks lol

    • @sharaali28
      @sharaali28 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      I'm back

  • @rodneygreen6066
    @rodneygreen6066 5 ปีที่แล้ว +5544

    The interviewer asked all the questions that i want to know .bravo to the interviewer

    • @pommiebears
      @pommiebears 5 ปีที่แล้ว +190

      Rodney Green his name is Sir Trevor McDonald. He has been on the television, reading news, for as long as I can remember. He doesn’t seem to take sides, or say inflammatory things. He’s one of the old school journalists who enjoyed the news without the BS.

    • @TheCosmicWinter
      @TheCosmicWinter 4 ปีที่แล้ว +52

      He's one of the best journalists I have seen. And I speak 4 languages.

    • @pommiebears
      @pommiebears 4 ปีที่แล้ว +24

      TheCosmicWinter me too. English, cockney, Aussie, and kiwi! Lol!

    • @kqp1998gyy
      @kqp1998gyy 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Yeah. Bravo it is.

    • @TheCosmicWinter
      @TheCosmicWinter 4 ปีที่แล้ว +9

      @@pommiebears Acually, English, Spanish, German, Italian.

  • @amytalbert4953
    @amytalbert4953 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +19

    Its amazing how the journalist gets the offender comfortable to talk about thier crimes. He's genuinely interested and nonjudgmental.

  • @teetawn9454
    @teetawn9454 ปีที่แล้ว +50

    Sir Trevor McDonald is such a distinguished gent. He's respectful, caring and careful with each inmate he interviews. I really admire his calm and professional demeanor.

  • @magebomba318
    @magebomba318 6 ปีที่แล้ว +11692

    One thing is certain, that man will not sugar coat it for ya.

    • @MotherofDragons937
      @MotherofDragons937 5 ปีที่แล้ว +107

      Bustonface 🤣

    • @matthewlong5590
      @matthewlong5590 5 ปีที่แล้ว +248

      Ive been waiting to see this comment hahaha

    • @AJsVIEW
      @AJsVIEW 5 ปีที่แล้ว +31


    • @kiwii2296
      @kiwii2296 5 ปีที่แล้ว +366

      that's the reality of it

    • @ZachSmithMusic93
      @ZachSmithMusic93 5 ปีที่แล้ว +159

      I literally came to the comments to find a gem like this roflmao.

  • @changningxu9828
    @changningxu9828 2 ปีที่แล้ว +5846

    Watching prison documentaries make me realize how horrible my life could be, and how precious my current life is.

  • @kp0121
    @kp0121 ปีที่แล้ว +46

    Did 9 yrs. here 1984-1992....F-dorm was my last housing unit before being transferred to CIF., where I did 12 yrs. Been out now for just about as long as I was in. I was 22 yrs. old when first arrested and now I'm 62. I knew these barbers...what a trip!

  • @andiaelizabeth329
    @andiaelizabeth329 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

    The supretendant is so humble. May God be his guide.

  • @joannadechenne6368
    @joannadechenne6368 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2842

    I adore this interviewer. He holds zero judgement.

    • @jasonx4008
      @jasonx4008 3 ปีที่แล้ว +31

      He is great

    • @lefat4697
      @lefat4697 3 ปีที่แล้ว +95

      its called professionalism

    • @kinbukionline8587
      @kinbukionline8587 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      What’s his name pls

    • @MrWipen
      @MrWipen 3 ปีที่แล้ว +21

      Trevor McDonald

    • @Misrabelle
      @Misrabelle 3 ปีที่แล้ว +44

      @@MrWipen SIR Trevor McDonald.

  • @piccolog13
    @piccolog13 2 ปีที่แล้ว +4413

    This guy is SO GOOD at interviewing people. And the fact that he speaks to every single person (whether it's an inmate or an officer) with respect just goes to show how great he is at his job!

    • @Madoobe87
      @Madoobe87 2 ปีที่แล้ว +27

      He's perfect

    • @scottrackley4457
      @scottrackley4457 2 ปีที่แล้ว +45

      I guess that's why he's SIR Trevor. He truly amazing, he boils the thing down to the true question.

    • @timbuckley5437
      @timbuckley5437 2 ปีที่แล้ว +28

      Agreed, I don’t watch documentaries for moralizing, I can decide that part on my own. I like that he just shows respect so we can hear what they say and decide for ourselves.

    • @LeneeLenee
      @LeneeLenee 2 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      You think murders should be treated with respect?? Yikes.

    • @emredogan334
      @emredogan334 2 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Totally agree.

  • @angelophilippopoulos9678
    @angelophilippopoulos9678 ปีที่แล้ว +102

    This documentary keeps it real for me. Just when I think My life is depressing I watch this documentary.

    • @ericaward702
      @ericaward702 ปีที่แล้ว +2


    • @wes8740
      @wes8740 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Man, I was headed down this road. By the grace of god i was sparred.

    • @billgoforth7426
      @billgoforth7426 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Exactly put a little pep in your step. Makes you appreciate life. And my freedom . Got clean 15 years ago haven't been back to jail.since..grateful

  • @BulletAgario
    @BulletAgario หลายเดือนก่อน +8

    I always come back to this documentary every once in a while. The interviewer is phenomenal

  • @kjwsmother2647
    @kjwsmother2647 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2149

    He is one of the best interviewers out ! He asks real questions no matter how uncomfortable

    • @KMearnsie
      @KMearnsie 4 ปีที่แล้ว +26

      I am a former CO at this prison and share my stories on my own channel, if you're interested in checking it out!

    • @mmmtheisraelite9500
      @mmmtheisraelite9500 3 ปีที่แล้ว +24

      I just love how respectful he is regardless of the “ Who “ it’s really a Class Act

    • @juliansoldano5899
      @juliansoldano5899 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      You look good

    • @kjwsmother2647
      @kjwsmother2647 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      Julian Soldano thank you

    • @lanlord
      @lanlord 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      I second That...

  • @VTown1989
    @VTown1989 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2336

    "You requested ice cream for your last meal... do you want any sprinkles or candy toppings?"
    *That one inmate:* "I ain't gonna sugar coat it..."

  • @estellemariexo
    @estellemariexo ปีที่แล้ว +163

    I have to say that I have so much respect for Superintendent Wilson. He's a decent man who shows respect the inmates while doing his duty as prescribed by the State of Indiana. May God bless and protect his family!

    • @barneyronnie
      @barneyronnie ปีที่แล้ว +3

      He depicts himself as an introspective, thoughtful man, but he's really a dullard!

    • @jermaineharris5971
      @jermaineharris5971 ปีที่แล้ว

      When you did unto the least one 🐅 Land 📜🍊🍪

    • @machemertracy
      @machemertracy 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Yes, I agree. He is just "doing his job." But again, then how can we prosecute others who kill when they are just "doing THEIR job"? Like Mafia hitman.That bothers me.

    • @runescaperzzz
      @runescaperzzz หลายเดือนก่อน

      seems overly pious which imho doesnt really show intelligence but sure bud

  • @simrata-kaurdhillon5033
    @simrata-kaurdhillon5033 2 ปีที่แล้ว +132

    I love that animals are a privilege in this prison. I respect the fact that this institution practices some form of humanity and that regardless of the crime the staff can look beyond and understand that the quality of life is far more important than the quantity of how many years served. Animals are such good medicine. Love and Light ❤️

    • @arshayoon8243
      @arshayoon8243 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      I mean, cats also calm people down a lot! I would love to have a nice kitty pal in jail, but I would not do any thing to go to jail… hopefully

    • @tarabennett6643
      @tarabennett6643 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      I felt bad that the cats have to lockdown with them 😢 they didn’t do anything, but I’m glad they have homes.

    • @Midwestmex1
      @Midwestmex1 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@arshayoon8243 never say never

  • @almightytowerdiveking4636
    @almightytowerdiveking4636 2 ปีที่แล้ว +2172

    I did 5 years and I watch these videos to remind myself of why I'm NEVER going back.

  • @Chicagocubbiegirl
    @Chicagocubbiegirl 2 ปีที่แล้ว +2361

    I wish this interviewer would do more of these. He is respectful to the prisoners but he doesn't pretend the victims don't exist, which a lot of death row interviewers do.

    • @LeneeLenee
      @LeneeLenee 2 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      So rapists and murders should be treated with respect? Child killers…..

    • @longhaul744
      @longhaul744 2 ปีที่แล้ว +90

      @@LeneeLenee that’s not the issue, the man is trying to connect with death row inmates to see how they think, how they are after their crime and to do that you have to approach them with respect to get things out of them

    • @LeneeLenee
      @LeneeLenee 2 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      @@longhaul744 Being able to respect child killers isn’t enviable.

    • @KyleWolf15
      @KyleWolf15 2 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      They're still human beings.
      Sure their crimes are horrible.
      If you really want to try and understand them.
      You have to treat them with respect.

    • @sethikablip8607
      @sethikablip8607 2 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      @@LeneeLenee Yes but he will get punished for that so the interviewer try to understand what they feel about death row

  • @kevinerhart5402
    @kevinerhart5402 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    Ironic how so much care and compassion is show to a death row inmate. While their victims were brutally killed.

    • @kishascape
      @kishascape หลายเดือนก่อน

      The staff aren't savages and don't need to lower themselves to the inmates level.

    • @ericmaranga8961
      @ericmaranga8961 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Maybe it was just for the interview but in reality they're very harsh on the inmates

  • @ronvaliant9337
    @ronvaliant9337 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3291

    This should be mandatory watching for every high-school student

    • @natasharaymond8804
      @natasharaymond8804 3 ปีที่แล้ว +51


    • @amiamar9849
      @amiamar9849 3 ปีที่แล้ว +46

      Absolutely agree..

    • @johannadennis-demby452
      @johannadennis-demby452 3 ปีที่แล้ว +79

      Highly agree these kids they think they sooo bad

    • @putin6018
      @putin6018 3 ปีที่แล้ว +13


    • @SacredWaves
      @SacredWaves 3 ปีที่แล้ว +65

      I agree... However... These kids today are too busy being thugs to pay attention. They all say "not me. I'll never get caught" Sadly, no matter what you show them... They always know more than you... 😞 Sad but, when kids are used for politics, and indoctrinated in a school system... You get what we have today.

  • @michaelstatia4493
    @michaelstatia4493 5 ปีที่แล้ว +3029

    These inmates have more manners than regular people lmao

    • @Jane20121985
      @Jane20121985 5 ปีที่แล้ว +270

      ok....let's stick you in there when the cameras are not there....

    • @zainahmed6502
      @zainahmed6502 5 ปีที่แล้ว +376

      They probably only picked the ones who had good manners, to interview

    • @donrump461
      @donrump461 5 ปีที่แล้ว +226

      that's because they're In a controlled environment being observed 24/7 put em back on the streets and their true colors will surface.

    • @odin6667
      @odin6667 5 ปีที่แล้ว +70

      Prison is all about respect for the most part. You will learn how to talk to someone with respect real fast or you will have a very rough time...

    • @alphaomega4202
      @alphaomega4202 5 ปีที่แล้ว +38

      Its called being institutionalized.

  • @DarylSolis
    @DarylSolis ปีที่แล้ว +18

    Fredrick Baer is now serving life in prison. He is no longer on death row. The victims family approved this decision by the judge.

  • @304ssg
    @304ssg ปีที่แล้ว +13

    The only TH-cam program I haven’t watched at 2x speed. Excellent job

  • @adz754
    @adz754 4 ปีที่แล้ว +895

    This interview host should be on more shows he’s incredibly likeable

    • @tonymurray9963
      @tonymurray9963 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      Adzy82 he’s like walter sisulu

    • @billalkhwaja
      @billalkhwaja 4 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      He was chair of southbank university London and was a newscaster with the BBC. He is now called Sir Trevor knighted by the Queen of England.

    • @Secter84
      @Secter84 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      Get off the dudes nuts, fuckstick,

    • @seanberthiaume8240
      @seanberthiaume8240 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      ya that's all...

    • @exploringwithkarolos1576
      @exploringwithkarolos1576 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Ikr! Crazy how he's 80 years old!

  • @omartinoco9930
    @omartinoco9930 5 ปีที่แล้ว +3527

    That cat would be on death row if he had remained at the animal shelter.

    • @breeannshimek816
      @breeannshimek816 5 ปีที่แล้ว +76


    • @Jess-sh9fq
      @Jess-sh9fq 5 ปีที่แล้ว +30

      my first thought as well

    • @rsmc_squishy3427
      @rsmc_squishy3427 5 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      😂haha literally

    • @amanahjacky8177
      @amanahjacky8177 5 ปีที่แล้ว +3


    • @johnteal7708
      @johnteal7708 5 ปีที่แล้ว +86

      its sad that kitty kats are treated the way they are when they are so sweet!!! :(

  • @anjalisharma461
    @anjalisharma461 ปีที่แล้ว +18

    I have become a huge fan of Sir Trevor. He is so articulate, so dignified and gentle.

  • @zensbleexperience3470
    @zensbleexperience3470 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    I very much enjoyed these 2 videos. Thank you to everybody involved. Sir Trevor gives human dignity. Cheers

  • @betsygatzman1402
    @betsygatzman1402 6 ปีที่แล้ว +9214

    So a guy on death row can get a girlfriend and I can’t even get a date ... tf

    • @jameslee7535
      @jameslee7535 6 ปีที่แล้ว +339

      don't feel bad I can't get anyone either !

    • @Ken-xv4sb
      @Ken-xv4sb 6 ปีที่แล้ว +269

      No, they manipulate lonely women out of their money. There is no "love"... but the lonely women can tell their friends/family "they have a man" when in reality they don't.... Google Ritchie (who is a POS, for what it's worth).... and you'll see his "wife from England" complaining on some other site that she found out he has some other woman on his visiting list, he's not responding to letters, etc.

    • @kburrell81
      @kburrell81 6 ปีที่แล้ว +101

      I wish I had a girl too

    • @SledgeHammerMindOpener
      @SledgeHammerMindOpener 6 ปีที่แล้ว +44

      this a not only about money why do u open your mouth for nothings, you'e american maybe this is a sport in this country .

    • @Ken-xv4sb
      @Ken-xv4sb 6 ปีที่แล้ว +148

      Then if you're so enlightened... please tell us dumb Americans what else it could be?
      What does a guy in prison (in the US), who will never see the light of day again, and will likely be killed by the state on a gurney at some point, have to offer a woman (in the UK)? Answer: Absolutely nothing. Like I said.. .this is all about insecure women and men behind bars who take advantage of them. Trust me, I've seen this a BUNCH of times... it's usually a woman who for whatever reason (usually self esteem issues) can't get a man on the outside, but wants to tell her friends "she has a man".... easy targets are these guys. They will give her 100% attention (so long as she gives them money), tell her how wonderful she is, how pretty she is, etc... despite the fact it's quite possible she will never even hold hands with him. Now, she can tell her friends she "has a man"... forget the fact he is in prison and she's never so much as kissed him (most death row visits in Indiana are no contact).

  • @huntervoelker4033
    @huntervoelker4033 6 ปีที่แล้ว +5003

    More pets for prisoners! It’s s a win-win. Shelter pets get a home, and you don’t know how it feels when you’re locked up, but an animal won’t judge you. This makes prisoners actually compassionate.

    • @SethMacLeod95
      @SethMacLeod95 6 ปีที่แล้ว +29

      Hunter Voelker word!!

    • @martinpecheur8506
      @martinpecheur8506 6 ปีที่แล้ว +364

      Most killers start off by killing animals.like cats..I'm not sure they should have an opportunity to take more lives

    • @matthewsmith6537
      @matthewsmith6537 6 ปีที่แล้ว +36

      I like your view on the matter. Thanks for the insight :)

    • @martinpecheur8506
      @martinpecheur8506 6 ปีที่แล้ว +45

      Hunter Voelker killers dont have compassion...there an oxymoron

    • @auunnfkristjansson6738
      @auunnfkristjansson6738 6 ปีที่แล้ว +111

      The cat is the real gangster in there. MEOW

  • @Praetorian8814
    @Praetorian8814 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    Frederick Baer (long haired guy) had his death sentence overturned to 2 life sentences without parole in 2019. McManus (the clean freak with diabetes) also got a retrial and got life without parole as well.
    Ritchie is still on death row and has exhausted all of his appeals.

  • @thejanitor769
    @thejanitor769 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    Sir McDonald is a great person, great at his job. Very respectful and non biased. He makes me smile.

  • @MichaelOdomwest16thAve
    @MichaelOdomwest16thAve 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2275

    Moral of this documentary: Dont kill people and stay away from methamphetamine.

    • @nunyabizness3692
      @nunyabizness3692 4 ปีที่แล้ว +28

      We dont need you to give the "moral of the documentary" you idiot 😒

    • @nunyabizness3692
      @nunyabizness3692 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @P Kerr 😂😂😭😭

    • @lanaesworld6976
      @lanaesworld6976 4 ปีที่แล้ว +42

      I think staying away from murdering people is easy when you stay away from methamphetamine lol

    • @patrickhayes7407
      @patrickhayes7407 4 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      Oh F@#K!! I just smoked twelve meths two days ago!! I'm not leaving the house for a week,... So I don't kill anyone!! 🤯🤣

    • @weedman0987654321
      @weedman0987654321 4 ปีที่แล้ว +18

      So you're saying that you should smoke crack and manslaughter?

  • @bdan19921
    @bdan19921 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1555

    “I just happened to commit this one murder” then talks about how he killed two people

    • @teiska7081
      @teiska7081 4 ปีที่แล้ว +77

      I feel sorry for the guy and think he doesn't deserve spending his life in prison. As he said his family was threatened; I would do the same thing if i was him. Rather i kill some guy who will most likely kill my family, than stand aside waiting for that to happen and then complain afterwards.. Misjustice here, big time..

    • @rayank63
      @rayank63 4 ปีที่แล้ว +108

      @@teiska7081 I think you didnt hear him Right he said he Killed 2 innocent people for the guy who threatened him

    • @teiska7081
      @teiska7081 4 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      @@rayank63 oh okay , in that case. Agreed he should probably be eliminated for the good of humanity, be that the case.

    • @demonikreaper6139
      @demonikreaper6139 4 ปีที่แล้ว +38

      Look, everyone, life is complicated. There are people who are more weak to influence than others and more prone to violence than others. I struggle to believe anyone in this situation could be properly rehabilitated. Our prison system in the US is far from perfect. It looks like everyone is mostly trying to make the best of what they get. I don't want these people wandering the streets as they were when they committed their crime, but I really don't think we're doing anything for them to change them for the better. So many ex cons out of prison make an immediate attempt to get back in because life outside is so hard when you've been in for years or decades.

    • @melvinhans1844
      @melvinhans1844 4 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      KaSeR 23 and he got paid $700 from the guy “threatening” him lol

  • @samade4520
    @samade4520 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Sir Trevor..clarity of mind, wit, experience, very organised interviews, listening and watching without a break.

  • @darcygraham2430
    @darcygraham2430 ปีที่แล้ว +24

    Please make more documentaries...this was so interesting and well done Sir Trevor.

  • @crystalcarbajal770
    @crystalcarbajal770 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2128

    It's really hard to reconcile a person who kills a mother and her daughter...then see him be so loving to a cat.

    • @rodolfosilva8974
      @rodolfosilva8974 3 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Me parece un cínico el director si tanto te perturba tener que ver con la muerte de alguien buscate un trabajo de guardia de seguridad en un supermercado así de simple

    • @realone86_49
      @realone86_49 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      B not true

    • @danmoen755
      @danmoen755 3 ปีที่แล้ว +37

      We've all been deceived but have a creator who wishes us al reconciled to God and man.

    • @nezzlalamolina1376
      @nezzlalamolina1376 3 ปีที่แล้ว +36

      You just sound stupid!

    • @lindambalz5162
      @lindambalz5162 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      @B I don't love cats.

  • @jayneforster5677
    @jayneforster5677 6 ปีที่แล้ว +1577

    The elderly gentleman interviewing these prisoners is so well spoken and articulate

    • @TheDiveInn
      @TheDiveInn 6 ปีที่แล้ว +77

      That's Sir Trevor McDonald. He was a news reader (anchorman) on British tv for years. He's very highly respected as an interviewer.

    • @upstaterealfrank9279
      @upstaterealfrank9279 6 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      Jayne Forster he's probably hung

    • @benh2871
      @benh2871 6 ปีที่แล้ว +24

      British Morgan Freeman

    • @vyvyanbasterd7267
      @vyvyanbasterd7267 6 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Maybe she has only heard "those kinds of people" speak with a Geordie or Cockney accent.

    • @wynwilliams6977
      @wynwilliams6977 6 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      Normally I would be right with you there but Trevor Noah is actually pretty famous in England for just how cutting glass style his English and manners are

  • @troywhite4295
    @troywhite4295 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Watching this makes me happy an appreciate being home. Having a job an being on the right path staying out of trouble. Some of these guys r never coming home

  • @kimberleyclaeys9659
    @kimberleyclaeys9659 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    Trevor McDonald has got to be not only a very courageous man but also one of the Best Reporters I have ever watched.

  • @Eddiekungu
    @Eddiekungu 4 ปีที่แล้ว +753

    No one:
    Absolutely no one:
    Frederick: I ain't gonna sugar coat it

    • @thatsmrharley2u2
      @thatsmrharley2u2 4 ปีที่แล้ว +30

      Candy coat it.

    • @essamsjourney5193
      @essamsjourney5193 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      what does it mean??

    • @paigel.2013
      @paigel.2013 4 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      Watch Me! Make it sound better than it is. So he is kind of saying “to be honest...”

    • @Felix-xw6du
      @Felix-xw6du 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Watch Me! You don’t know what it means?!?!

    • @Felix-xw6du
      @Felix-xw6du 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      It’s like saying you get fired for smoking, but say you got in trouble for no reason

  • @Adam-xd8df
    @Adam-xd8df 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2505

    U feel sorry for them at first but once u hear what they did u like damn

    • @Adam-xd8df
      @Adam-xd8df 4 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      @Vectik true

    • @DeadKraken
      @DeadKraken 4 ปีที่แล้ว +189

      @Vectik Then you think about the loved ones of the people they killed, and it's hard to not to feel more empathetic towards them than the criminals. The criminals chose to give in to their lower instincts, the victims didn't have a choosing most of the times, and it's kind of pathetic when a man has enough balls to take a life but weeps when he contemplates the end of his own.
      They're not there by accident, if they wouldn't have killed, they would be free right now.

    • @crimsondeathwish3408
      @crimsondeathwish3408 4 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      As long as they feel remorseful you should in my opinion

    • @erickanew
      @erickanew 4 ปีที่แล้ว +62

      I know reading these comments people feeling sorry for them I'm like did they hear what they did.

    • @GirlyEnglishGamer
      @GirlyEnglishGamer 4 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      @Vectik ERM. Speak for yourself.

  • @mayeskyj
    @mayeskyj 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Dude. This guy asks the most hardcore, real and no bullshit questions I've ever heard in any documentary. Respect Sir McDonald.

  • @williamwhite2113
    @williamwhite2113 ปีที่แล้ว +22

    Sir Trevor is a really good interviewer. He's not looking for an agenda he just wants to understand why someone would kill and to spend the rest of their lives in prison. Freedom is something you really don't think about until you lose it. I'm sure these men spend lots of time wishing for freedom but they're realistic in that for the most part, they never will be free.

  • @ybj2x740
    @ybj2x740 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1795

    Watching this Make you appreciate life and freedom

  • @Eitner100
    @Eitner100 2 ปีที่แล้ว +1591

    The way Sir Trevor asks questions is exceptional. Full of respect, without judging. Pure journalism as it should be.

    • @thegoogleplus1791
      @thegoogleplus1791 2 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      Yeah and he doesn't interrupt the inmates he lets them have the floor so they can tell their side of the story.

    • @nathanwilliams9866
      @nathanwilliams9866 2 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      I am seriously in awe of this man. Pure journalism, indeed.

    • @luisaraujo4766
      @luisaraujo4766 2 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      I was about to writte the same thing . A jornalist can shine without beeing the protagonist. Sir Trevor McDonald did just that

    • @pig173
      @pig173 2 ปีที่แล้ว +1


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  • @jennyneedsmeds
    @jennyneedsmeds 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    These candid conversations are incredible and haunting.

  • @FireJackPerry
    @FireJackPerry ปีที่แล้ว +24

    "I just committed one murder, that's all." Then proceeds to state he took two lives like it meant nothing.

    • @Thomas-fk3cw
      @Thomas-fk3cw ปีที่แล้ว +4

      And guarantee the part about the guy who hired him threatening to kill his family is a lie he's told for many many years. Doubt it ever happened and was told atvtrial to garner sympathy and he has told it ever since.

    • @lilly243
      @lilly243 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      @@Thomas-fk3cw exactly. Like if you're going to off someone off the person who threatening your family not someone who's done NOTHING to your family

    • @kirbya9545
      @kirbya9545 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      Well he’s literally dealt with it for decades. Do you want him to cry every single time he talks about it or something? Obviously he’s going to get desensitized to it. That’s just how the human brain works.

    • @SusanLlewellyn-pp2xn
      @SusanLlewellyn-pp2xn หลายเดือนก่อน

      You are sorry . You have been reflecting. At the very least u are wrapping the correct words around what u did 😢 God is Able. ✝️

  • @adamsanders3844
    @adamsanders3844 2 ปีที่แล้ว +2761

    I did ten years and to watch these videos of how my life used to be and see where it’s headed now is a blessing!

    • @dorisboylan4872
      @dorisboylan4872 2 ปีที่แล้ว +93

      God bless you

    • @Praise-
      @Praise- 2 ปีที่แล้ว +69

      Good on you lad
      You are doing good

    • @k9officerft434
      @k9officerft434 2 ปีที่แล้ว +47

      If you don’t mind me asking what did you do I understand if you don’t want to say

    • @zenodotusofathens2122
      @zenodotusofathens2122 2 ปีที่แล้ว +57

      Congratulations. You did your time. I wish society in the USA was kinder to felons. Welcome back and make it an awesome life.

    • @ourstunningplanetearth
      @ourstunningplanetearth 2 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      God bless you!

  • @isaiah.mcglasson
    @isaiah.mcglasson 5 ปีที่แล้ว +241

    Man this interviewer is so blunt and straight to the point they talk about his mom dying and he's like that must haunt you now lemme rub it in

    • @zarasbazaar
      @zarasbazaar 4 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      I think the inmates appreciate someone who doesn't bullshit them.

    • @l-_-merlaut-_-l4493
      @l-_-merlaut-_-l4493 4 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      @@zarasbazaar That is true; they get enough bullshit from lawyers. But I think the main thing, is that the interviewer, however blunt he was, actually cared... And the inmates he spoke to could sense that and they want their stories told as well. They appreciate it

  • @turhakuolla6078
    @turhakuolla6078 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I LOVE THE MUSIC THEME its so longingly chill on the surface but theres something very uncanny about it. i think outside of the context it would invoke a feeling of calmness on a summer evening, golden hour or something but juxtaposed with the x-row it hits different

  • @EhsanullahKhan-db9ub
    @EhsanullahKhan-db9ub 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    I spent a year in jail and I can tell that only there you can imagine how beautiful it is to be free and thinking that how easy it's to get money, job and to have a good life if only you have freedom...

  • @grace-anncampbell3786
    @grace-anncampbell3786 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2324

    Damn these cats serving time too. 👀👀🤷.

    • @Sam-me5pl
      @Sam-me5pl 3 ปีที่แล้ว +345

      they killed too many mice and rabbits on the streets

    • @ricardomoxam7475
      @ricardomoxam7475 3 ปีที่แล้ว +28

      Sam 😂😂😂😂😂

    • @ManishSingh-xo1fb
      @ManishSingh-xo1fb 3 ปีที่แล้ว +31

      They serve time either in your home. Or in the prison. It's not like you are giving the cats a free regin - 'go live your life'

    • @astralfluxaf
      @astralfluxaf 3 ปีที่แล้ว +122

      The cats come from the pound... where they would be euthanized otherwise
      Many times prisoners find comfort in these adoption programs because the cats are relatable to them being that the cats have been essentially locked up and on death row too... but these programs give the cats a second chance as well as help the prisoners .. it’s a win win program really.

    • @kidomaruking35
      @kidomaruking35 3 ปีที่แล้ว +94

      They are serving 9 life sentences

  • @DetetiveMonokuma
    @DetetiveMonokuma 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1272

    "I just happened to commit this one murder"
    Oh, ya know, just casual stuff.

    • @gc315official
      @gc315official 4 ปีที่แล้ว +68

      A normal Saturday afternoon

    • @SteefHartman
      @SteefHartman 4 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      @@gc315official maybe he didnt like mondays?

    • @deaded7088
      @deaded7088 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      lol haha

    • @wvlf
      @wvlf 4 ปีที่แล้ว +24

      I mean they're all probably desensitized to that sort of thing where that's all they've been around 20+ years

    • @authenticnanz
      @authenticnanz 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Lmbo right

  • @michelleslack9985
    @michelleslack9985 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +13

    This was done really well thank you to the man doing the interviews . You should do an update on the 12 death row inmates you interviewed and see if they are still waiting this video says 5 years ago . The original one I watched had men's and women's prisons together very long but well done 👏

    • @gajeshthakur
      @gajeshthakur 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      22:45: the six people on death row shown in this video, only three remain
      FREDRICK M. BAER: Formerly on death row; resentenced to life without parole
      BENJAMIN RITCHIE: Exhausted his legal appeals, still on death row
      HOWARD ALLEN: Formerly on death row; sentence commuted. Died of natural causes in 2020.
      ROY LEE WARD: Still on death row
      ERIC D. HOLMES: Exhausted his legal appeals, still on death row
      PAUL MICHAEL McMANUS: Formerly on death row; resentenced to life without parole.

    • @anneldest
      @anneldest 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      He did. A 5 years later special

    • @crocodile1313
      @crocodile1313 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Not a single one of those guys on death row in Indiana have been executed as of March 2024.

  • @pedenmk
    @pedenmk 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    That would be terrible being locked up and on death row. The person doing the interview is at his best. Great presentation thanks........

  • @allenwarren6063
    @allenwarren6063 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1933

    This makes you appreciate the life u have .

    • @Christian-ib1gd
      @Christian-ib1gd 5 ปีที่แล้ว +64

      Allen Warren keep in mind that these people are inside there for not appreciating the lives of others a lot

    • @gdog0414
      @gdog0414 5 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Allen Warren frfr

    • @tiberiusedwards3968
      @tiberiusedwards3968 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Allen Warren sure does

    • @antekolak7336
      @antekolak7336 5 ปีที่แล้ว

      Allen Warren to

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      @antekolak7336 5 ปีที่แล้ว


  • @shortgiraffe6311
    @shortgiraffe6311 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1474

    This should be viewed by all teenagers in high school, before they get into criminal behavior. Who knows, maybe some lives would be spared. Thanks for the upload!

    • @NurseEducatorMentor
      @NurseEducatorMentor 4 ปีที่แล้ว +44

      Honestly that’s too late for some... show it when they’re 11 or 12... the one guy brutally stabbed and murdered two old ladies at 13 years old.

    • @squarerootof2
      @squarerootof2 4 ปีที่แล้ว +27

      They would say it's triggering and racist and they would run to the cry-closet.

    • @James-og2qu
      @James-og2qu 4 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      This is being taught to us right now... We're learning about Capital punishment and the Church's stance on it. We watched a documentary similar to this that explains the life of people in prison. I'm looking at this vid because I need to write about a glimpse into someone's life in prison. This is just depressing... Our earlier topics that we learned about would be abortion and something else (can't remember). We will be learning about other controversial events going on right now. What are they? I don't know yet.

    • @essamsjourney5193
      @essamsjourney5193 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      so true

    • @charlesverg2184
      @charlesverg2184 4 ปีที่แล้ว +28

      If schools in the U.S and the rest of the world focused on raising morally conscious, prosperous and self-aware functioning members of society rather than literally forcing useless, generic and inapplicable information into kids' brains, then maybe we'd have less young souls being consumed by the dark entities of life at such an early age.

  • @mitziwhitt254
    @mitziwhitt254 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I thank you so much for the time you dedicate to all the people and letting the world hear there walking testimony of their lives may God bless them all and you dear sir

  • @thejanitor769
    @thejanitor769 ปีที่แล้ว +25

    Bless the custodians behind the scenes. Someone has to clean the prison. Unsung heroes.

  • @FirstNameLastName-gz1sw
    @FirstNameLastName-gz1sw 4 ปีที่แล้ว +847

    “She’s in Germany! Doing what?”
    “She’s probably getting ready to fix supper”
    Dude actually thought he meant what was she doing that exact moment

    • @Mashruz
      @Mashruz 4 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      Ikr? 😂

    • @mymoon4748
      @mymoon4748 4 ปีที่แล้ว +110

      Well from his perspective of life his answer is no surprise.

    • @paxsmile
      @paxsmile 4 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      David 420 that’s not that funny.

    • @0092786
      @0092786 4 ปีที่แล้ว +82

      well thats maybe bcs, when u have lived some years in prison, all u think abt is today and right now.. u dont think abt future so much, and everything is right now and here specific.. so thats why he answerd like this

    • @paxsmile
      @paxsmile 4 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      Hamza Ali yes, I do see it from his perspective, that’s why I said it’s not funny. Nothing in their life is really funny, it’s a bunch of sadness.

  • @randomcinema5495
    @randomcinema5495 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4969

    The cat didnt even do no wrong free my homie

    • @yamiescobar9774
      @yamiescobar9774 3 ปีที่แล้ว +439

      Free my boy the cat doing time for murder

    • @Vzyoutube
      @Vzyoutube 3 ปีที่แล้ว +57


    • @aapoeepo
      @aapoeepo 3 ปีที่แล้ว +167

      The cat gave free catnip

    • @rx7dude2006
      @rx7dude2006 3 ปีที่แล้ว +79

      @@06_Gucci_Mane F you.

    • @lordgoogoo539
      @lordgoogoo539 3 ปีที่แล้ว +92

      Yeah free those cats! Those scum bags don't deserve pets.

  • @seekp2676
    @seekp2676 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    I like how this journalist asks those questions and politely throws shade under them 😆 he does not candy coat it on him too

  • @winterfloxk
    @winterfloxk ปีที่แล้ว +5

    SIR TREVOR IS THE BEST AT THESE INTERVIEWS!💞💖...his tone never changes whether it's a worker or inmate and that I RESPECT 👏 🔥💜

  • @kalebarancelovic
    @kalebarancelovic 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1503

    The scary thing is, most of these guys have qualities that make you like and feel sorry for them. Makes you wonder who the people in your life are that are capable of unthinkable crimes...

    • @patrishanotpatricia6456
      @patrishanotpatricia6456 3 ปีที่แล้ว +120

      That’s the thing though.. they’re sociopaths they know exactly what to say

    • @h.s.6037
      @h.s.6037 3 ปีที่แล้ว +41

      @@patrishanotpatricia6456 I would lean more towards psychopaths. Sociopath still knows about right or wrong but they decide to do what is best for them nonetheless even if it is wrong.

    • @vladudo5377
      @vladudo5377 3 ปีที่แล้ว +27

      I've been asking myself that same question for a very long time. You never know what's on other person's mind, even someone close to you. Most of these dudes were not born like that. Something made them that way. You think 90% of people who saw combat and killed ever thought they would be capable of taking a life? Probably not. Than it became just every day thing to them. PTSD during war or childhood. Guys were abused as kids probably also think violence is normal. Or course there is mental health, drugs, broken families, influence by older "role models" etc... There is a saying back in the old country - another man's soul is like a dark room. You never know what in it. P.S I'm not defending murderers and sadists or anything. They did the crime and have to receive punishment.

    • @hades0572
      @hades0572 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      As if you'd put that as your profile picture... Crows suck, carn the Pear!!!

    • @vladudo5377
      @vladudo5377 3 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      @Joshypooo absolutely. My teen years were happening right around the time when USSR collapsed. Organized crime surfaced. Value of human life became 0. There are some people who I used to be friends/classmates with for years who are doing life in Ukraine. Murders, war crimes and other serious crap. I knew these guys for years... I thought I did.

  • @edew39I
    @edew39I 4 ปีที่แล้ว +672

    Lesson learned. Don't steal cookies when you're seven years old. You'll end up on death row.

    • @RosieWilliamOlivia
      @RosieWilliamOlivia 4 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      Facts 😂

    • @neversaw
      @neversaw 4 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      Jane Doe it was money though, cookies are the gateway drug to death row 😉

    • @BravoRox
      @BravoRox 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      I'm going to jail

    • @Happymonday2015
      @Happymonday2015 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@neversaw Today I learnt that bank robbers are innocent.

    • @kc7572
      @kc7572 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      How about when you’re six?

  • @maszybeal5091
    @maszybeal5091 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    I didn't know what to think of mr.wilson when I watched another of these shows, but I think it must be a stressful job, I think he is as respectful to the inmate's as
    he can be. Trevor does such a great job in these interviews!!!

  • @barbaraconnett5057
    @barbaraconnett5057 2 ปีที่แล้ว

    I learned so much from this show, thank you!

  • @chrismacks3640
    @chrismacks3640 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1427

    Who else is addicted to binge-watching this type of documentaries they're fascinating and interesting

    • @LW-tb3cz
      @LW-tb3cz 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1


    • @millingsrgood3292
      @millingsrgood3292 3 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      My husband doesn't like them...I'm always binge watching death or misery.

    • @jackieweaver3884
      @jackieweaver3884 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      me! recommend me a few good ones

    • @chrismacks3640
      @chrismacks3640 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@jackieweaver3884 I will

    • @mgal6234
      @mgal6234 3 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      @@millingsrgood3292 OMG same here. My husband says I dwell on misery lol.

  • @rahallivex
    @rahallivex 5 ปีที่แล้ว +803

    Shout out to the camera man who was there all along.

    • @buttersstotch2014
      @buttersstotch2014 4 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      Jassy Rahal were you secretly the camera man? If so, good job bruv

    • @jigglesmanson4970
      @jigglesmanson4970 4 ปีที่แล้ว


    • @MrBodyCatcher01
      @MrBodyCatcher01 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Wtf lol so random

  • @rocket934
    @rocket934 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    great interviews, great journalist, great questions, great answers. GOOD JOB. And also good job at showing these men's humanity who would, in my country, have paid their debt by serving 20 years

  • @abbracia
    @abbracia ปีที่แล้ว

    An extrardinary documentary. Thank you.

  • @ignskeletons
    @ignskeletons 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1444

    I was very surprised to see that the officer goes to the inmate to perform his hair cuts. That's a really cool bond of trust that they have given their situation. There is still some humility and just that human touch even in criminals it seems. People are still human

    • @ryang3709
      @ryang3709 5 ปีที่แล้ว +48

      i agree and the cats can comfort those guys too a lot of criminals love animals more than other people

    • @joostvanderlee9569
      @joostvanderlee9569 5 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      yes indeed, but if the inmate kils the officer, the other officer wil kill inmate.

    • @zero0421
      @zero0421 5 ปีที่แล้ว +54

      Sounds like the officer has been getting a free hair cut for the pas 7 years. If you get a hair cut once a month at minimum $15 per cut. He saved over $1200 not including tips.

    • @Niko-bf7nw
      @Niko-bf7nw 5 ปีที่แล้ว +10

      People just do not see that a crime doesn't make one a criminal, and a good deed doesn't make one a hero.....

    • @timberkrev7978
      @timberkrev7978 5 ปีที่แล้ว +20

      Yup! A lot of these men are guilty of horrific crimes...30 years ago, 40 years ago and even 50 years ago. Part of me wants to forgive them, but then they admit what they have done. Does it make a difference if you were a stupid kid 30 years ago and now because of one HUGE mistake you are in prison for the rest of your life? I dunno.

  • @lefur8
    @lefur8 4 ปีที่แล้ว +727

    I'd like to know more about the prison cats as well.

    • @cruelad1075
      @cruelad1075 4 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      love them

    • @lordgray4397
      @lordgray4397 4 ปีที่แล้ว +23

      It makes my heart a little warmer when I see cats in this place

    • @neversaw
      @neversaw 4 ปีที่แล้ว +26

      More cat interviews please

    • @allisonmccorquodale2463
      @allisonmccorquodale2463 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      deekat3279 It takes a very long time for prisoners to actually get executed the prisoners usually outlive the cats

    • @chancellor170
      @chancellor170 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      @deekat3279 I guess you didn't get the picture at 2:27. The cat goes with them.

  • @cw2256
    @cw2256 ปีที่แล้ว +22

    The barber seems like such a mild-mannered person. It seems he is respected by the other inmates.

    • @zacharymarkham5232
      @zacharymarkham5232 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Was he the mild mannered dude who said, "just this one murder" when describing the stabbing death of 2 people?

  • @adjeiboateng6720
    @adjeiboateng6720 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    One of the most eye opening documentaries I've ever watched. Thank you Mr Trevor

    • @nadagabri5783
      @nadagabri5783 หลายเดือนก่อน

      On death row … and the others that followed with Wener Herzog is also (I think even better) than this one. That said this one is very insightful.

    • @adjeiboateng6720
      @adjeiboateng6720 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@nadagabri5783 I'll check them out

  • @hebehouse
    @hebehouse 4 ปีที่แล้ว +272

    My god I love Sir Trevor McDonald!! He is one of the classiest people alive. He treats everyone with so much respect. Such a rare gem.

    • @roxaneherbert6637
      @roxaneherbert6637 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Sir Trevor has made us quite proud. 🇹🇹

  • @hughlingard
    @hughlingard 6 ปีที่แล้ว +380

    _"...from stealing cookies to shooting a cop."_
    Well, I've always said that cookies are the real gateway drug.

  • @TheSeanquinn
    @TheSeanquinn ปีที่แล้ว +4

    The fact that he could stomach talking to that dude is amazing

  • @victoriahazard1181
    @victoriahazard1181 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    WOW that was an amazing documentary!!

    • @samrouz
      @samrouz 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Yes it is!

  • @robertklar4352
    @robertklar4352 4 ปีที่แล้ว +317

    It’s actually incerdible how much this entertains me...Everyone should watch this, an hour of this really does change your thinking and meaning of life🙂🙂

    • @karabo933
      @karabo933 4 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      Damn bruh. It really did change my outlook on life. We really do not appreciate life and its freedoms

    • @guidetv7379
      @guidetv7379 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@karabo933 true

    • @AntonioJesus32109
      @AntonioJesus32109 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      You’re right I was just looking at the guy that is getting out in 2040 that’s going to be a long time . 25 years in prison. In 2020 he still needs 20 more how depressing.

    • @curfuffle7420
      @curfuffle7420 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      If this changed anyone's life they really weren't paying much attention to anything.

    • @norsketilbakeblikk3717
      @norsketilbakeblikk3717 4 ปีที่แล้ว


  • @pooppoo8379
    @pooppoo8379 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1682

    What are the cats' offenses tho? They look tough af

    • @imahelpfulperson
      @imahelpfulperson 4 ปีที่แล้ว +221

      Slitting a dog's throat.

    • @neversaw
      @neversaw 4 ปีที่แล้ว +315

      Pushing everything off every damn counter

    • @rush1er
      @rush1er 4 ปีที่แล้ว +45

      I'd be careful bruh... them cats got peoples on the outs. They'll take a dump in your shoe

    • @KILLxxWITCH
      @KILLxxWITCH 4 ปีที่แล้ว +33

      I was upset to know the cats are also put on lockdown, they deserve exercise

    • @dunxy
      @dunxy 4 ปีที่แล้ว +24

      @@KILLxxWITCH Nah, not really. Most pet cats sleep most of the day,they can get exercise with simple cat toys, not like a dog that needs to be walked.

  • @seabears_hate_circles
    @seabears_hate_circles ปีที่แล้ว +8

    I'd love a full length episode dedicated to the barber shop and the inmates who work it. They were easily my favorite part of this series.

  • @jaymcvey3471
    @jaymcvey3471 ปีที่แล้ว

    This would have to be the BEST TH-cam video I have EVER watched.

  • @dylpicklethebugslayer
    @dylpicklethebugslayer 4 ปีที่แล้ว +283

    I know this is a 45 min documentary but it felt like 15 min only. Wow, this was conducted extremely well. My respects.

    • @augustusegg7324
      @augustusegg7324 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Paradoxically, I simultaneously felt all those 20 years of prison time within this 45 min documentary. They did an incredible job

    • @vooriederesoldier2166
      @vooriederesoldier2166 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Dyl Pickle its a 90 minute documentary🤐

  • @patton303
    @patton303 3 ปีที่แล้ว +509

    The reason Sir Trevor McDonald is a Sir is because he’s spent his whole career being an incredible journalist. Kind and respectful. Good man.

    • @cococabana1932
      @cococabana1932 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      @William Soper You were adpoted weren't you.🤣🤣🤣🤣😂😂😂😂

    • @alexc7864
      @alexc7864 2 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Don't you have to be knighted by royalty for that honorific?

    • @brianbadonde9251
      @brianbadonde9251 2 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@alexc7864 yes, he was knighted in 1999

    • @anddontcallmeshirley-
      @anddontcallmeshirley- 2 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@alexc7864 He's black... so pretty much royalty in the uk now days.

  • @metropcs7608
    @metropcs7608 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Very good documentary. Sir trevor is very good at his job. Enjoyed video very much.

  • @leslygibbs5343
    @leslygibbs5343 ปีที่แล้ว +7

    The respect if you will between the inmate and the one man who has to do the final step in his death is honorable. I don’t remember the name of the gentleman who does the interviews but I COMPLETELY RESPECT him for asking the BOLD HARD questions.

    • @Manuela.G.
      @Manuela.G. 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      His name is: Sir Trevor McDonald

  • @mikerubin22
    @mikerubin22 4 ปีที่แล้ว +134

    the interviewer is absolutely fantastic; his objectivity in questioning is admirable

  • @raulruizlopez3384
    @raulruizlopez3384 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1081

    I didn't go to high school, I've lost my wife in kids, I fell into depression, feeling hopeless, watching these videos helps me realize that I can fix my life I am free man I do have a future! 🤔🙏

    • @abhishekkaushal3085
      @abhishekkaushal3085 3 ปีที่แล้ว +72

      @Raul Ruiz, You can do it buddy. i believe in you🦾🦾

    • @bevrolee8887
      @bevrolee8887 3 ปีที่แล้ว +31

      Anything is something you can build on. Freedom? First step in your future’s foundation. Best of luck!

    • @allisgrace1313
      @allisgrace1313 3 ปีที่แล้ว +29

      You got this! May God be with you.

    • @raulruizlopez3384
      @raulruizlopez3384 3 ปีที่แล้ว +28

      @TaZeR that's not very smart

    • @astaut2659
      @astaut2659 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      How did you lose them

  • @sylviabennan
    @sylviabennan 2 ปีที่แล้ว +12

    16:35 Am I the only one thinking we should implement a “prison course” in middle and/or high schools that show these documentaries and personal inmate experiences to students which would educate them and really just scare them straight into avoiding the path of criminal intent/violence. We had drug prevention classes but they probably wouldn’t be as effective as making students watch sad tragic documentaries like this. 50-80 years is a long long time, and a lot of people don’t realize that until it’s too late. It’s just not worth it.

  • @ilorm.9996
    @ilorm.9996 2 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    The story of that one inmate that had to be there at the age of 13...
    I am not by any means a professional in the criminal justice institution but
    It looks like he went through great rehabilitation already and maybe his freedom got to taking under a consideration. ( He sounded and moved like a robot made out of this system, said and did everything by the book)
    I truly felt through this outstanding interaction with this world the meaning of freedom, although it seemed they were being treated fairly with all the programs , the officers behaviors toward them was good, their environmental conditions are good.
    Sending my thanks to Sir Trevor and his crew for such great work 🙏.

  • @mozeztheman7925
    @mozeztheman7925 3 ปีที่แล้ว +285

    I can appreciate how the interviewer kept it human and respectful towards the offenders.

    • @bevrolee8887
      @bevrolee8887 3 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      And honest. I’m sure that’s the only reason many of the prisoners talked to him.

    • @prittyflutterbystar
      @prittyflutterbystar 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      I agree. I really like him, his way of interviewing.

    • @insertaverygenericnamehere
      @insertaverygenericnamehere 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      That's what normal journalism looks like.

    • @liveandlearn901
      @liveandlearn901 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      That’s how it should be. Wether someone is homeless or rich, killer or priest they should be treated the same.

  • @keyhunter9076
    @keyhunter9076 4 ปีที่แล้ว +214

    This just might be the best prison documentary I have ever seen.

    • @xoasli
      @xoasli 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Key Hunter periodt

  • @loiadavia3615
    @loiadavia3615 7 หลายเดือนก่อน +2


  • @DavidLovesJesus
    @DavidLovesJesus 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +1


  • @erichodge567
    @erichodge567 4 ปีที่แล้ว +165

    No bs...this is a great documentary. Interviewer, cinematography, music, all top notch.

    • @smiley8106
      @smiley8106 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      Eric Hodge true