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  • Inside Death Row with Trevor McDonald | 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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  • @josephaether377
    @josephaether377 5 ปีที่แล้ว +7738

    that black guy sentenced at 13 impressed me a lot with his wisdom, discipline, vocabulary, demeanor, and lifestyle.

    • @lillydarnell7696
      @lillydarnell7696 5 ปีที่แล้ว +547

      Ryan K he has had a lot of time to try and be a better person

    • @TheChos3nOne
      @TheChos3nOne 5 ปีที่แล้ว +298

      Or dude is psycho

    • @bryanjudefernandez2195
      @bryanjudefernandez2195 5 ปีที่แล้ว +577

      13 , i bet he thought its fun and games , cut him some slack 13 year old him and 30 year old him are very different

    • @Genie1983
      @Genie1983 5 ปีที่แล้ว +389

      Thirty year old him clearly educated himself instead of playing prison games (or after a time tired of them).
      Either way you look at it he’s doing good with as bleak a outlook that place has.

    • @Genie1983
      @Genie1983 5 ปีที่แล้ว +96

      @Mlj Fmdfmd I never advocated his release.
      I'm just impressed how well he's kept it together.

  • @ericmoon2974
    @ericmoon2974 4 ปีที่แล้ว +19974

    Good god, for a man who’s been locked up since 13 the one guy is very well spoken and cultured

    • @bjyun7666
      @bjyun7666 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1021

      Eric Moon that what happen when your not in the street

    • @jscudderz
      @jscudderz 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2741

      It's almost like he shouldn't be in prison for something he did when he was 13

    • @theterriblegod
      @theterriblegod 4 ปีที่แล้ว +742

      Yeah because he read a lot.

    • @dadeee7776
      @dadeee7776 4 ปีที่แล้ว +900

      jscudderz sadly killing 2 lives is what that gets you an eye for an eye right sure he was 13 and maybe not fully developed but it’s not everyday an undeveloped brain just kills 2 people as a simple mistake now is it, being young shouldn’t get you off of crimes, I bet he knows he shouldn’t be left out especially if he had an undeveloped brain and it developed in prison right? Let me catch my son killing 2 people and expecting a jail free card

    • @jbarnes8
      @jbarnes8 4 ปีที่แล้ว +885

      @Aaron Zimmerman The dude might be putting on a front, but he seems genuine. I don't think he's a threat to society anymore. He did some stupid she when he was a literal child and got 170 years. 170 years after only being here 13. I know the dude took some lives when he was younger, and grounding the kid for 25 years seems like quite the punishment. This dude seems intelligent and mature enough to be let back into society assuming his prison record reflects his on-camera persona.

  • @andreabennington
    @andreabennington ปีที่แล้ว +308

    This interviewer asks great questions! He also waits for the answer to be completely given and does not interrupt the subject, something that cannot be said of some I have watched recently. I would definitely watch more documentaries with him.

    • @theharshtruthoutthere
      @theharshtruthoutthere ปีที่แล้ว

      The TV which many among us consume daily:
      TV - promos:
      - stealing,
      - killing,
      - lying,
      - fornications,
      - destroying,
      - hate,
      - jealously,
      - un educated,
      - giving up thinking skills, allowing the thinking to be done by others,
      - giving up ones health,
      - fear.
      In short: Tv promos useing humans sinful nature against them, calling them to sin 24/7/365 until death.
      Tv promos to be as the father of lies, lucifer:
      John 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.
      Who give us the TV and all other technical garbage? - the old devil through his puppets with different faces and names did.
      Once someone said like this:
      - you say you are good person? - then count the days you have been alone, away from other souls of humans and away from technical garbage, (TVs, phones,) , just you and nature.
      A soul who mange to live on their own without others nor the world, is the only one who can answer the question of :how good of a person they are.
      Cause you being good ain´t valued alone of how many and how you can help others.
      How good of a person you are also lays in your mindset, your though, how pure or unsure these are.
      1 Thessalonians 5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

    • @kishascape
      @kishascape หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      Definitely earned that Sir title with class.

    • @Oxibase
      @Oxibase หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      He genuinely seems to want to hear what they have to say.

    • @tropicallymixed.
      @tropicallymixed. 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

      I felt the same way. He asks the questions you want to ask!

  • @thejanitor769
    @thejanitor769 ปีที่แล้ว +177

    Sir McDonald is such a respectable gentleman. Non biased, a beautiful soul.

    • @rubyjones7441
      @rubyjones7441 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Fantastic 😅😅

    • @iriswaight5963
      @iriswaight5963 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@rubyjones7441))) pm m byc7t67 Bbbbbbb7ah. B

    • @Rustyfingaz
      @Rustyfingaz ปีที่แล้ว

      British people are respectful off hand

    • @carolw8579
      @carolw8579 ปีที่แล้ว

      All men have the power of choices.

  • @brasileroamerica
    @brasileroamerica 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2848

    When you watch a documentary like this, you realize that there is something more valuable than money, diamonds and gold .... Your freedom!

    • @troaht
      @troaht 4 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      True, I completely agree

    • @viniciuskenzo7386
      @viniciuskenzo7386 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      Vdd em man

    • @taliebart
      @taliebart 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1


    • @danpacana8290
      @danpacana8290 4 ปีที่แล้ว +23

      I was in jail for 7 days once and the feeling I had when I got out is indescribable. I was in the infirmarary too so it was 10 times worse. Seconds feel like hrs. Freedom baby

    • @brasileroamerica
      @brasileroamerica 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@danpacana8290 There you go...

  • @richardpartrestal8664
    @richardpartrestal8664 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3051

    This host is probably the best ive seen in a minute, he doesnt ask stupid questions, hes short concise. I like this dude.

    • @manonymous4737
      @manonymous4737 3 ปีที่แล้ว +22

      It’s Trevor McDonald, he was a newsreader in UK in the 80’s, and probably later too.

    • @tulipmars
      @tulipmars 3 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      Richard Partrestal agreed

    • @uncleclo
      @uncleclo 3 ปีที่แล้ว +44

      the way he talks to the inmates makes them want to talk to him too, which is so nice to watch. a lot of them had really great things to say and i'm happy he allowed them to be heard as opposed to just filming them like animals and making assumptions off of a case file.

    • @kerrynphillips9153
      @kerrynphillips9153 3 ปีที่แล้ว +25

      He also shows these men respect & is polite in all his dealings with them

    • @toebiwankonobijuciysmooyay3400
      @toebiwankonobijuciysmooyay3400 3 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      The best hosts let them speak.

  • @Praetorian8814
    @Praetorian8814 6 หลายเดือนก่อน +88

    I love how respectful Trevor is to the offenders. Always asking politely if he may enter their cell, pick up/look at something of theirs, etc.
    Even with the literal baby killer, Frederick Baer, the 'worst' he said was "In your case, I can maybe understand why some people believe in the death penalty" - whereas other interviewers would prolly make it clear how disgusted and reviling such an act is.

    • @doingit66
      @doingit66 19 วันที่ผ่านมา

      They don’t deserve respect tbh

  • @remembermontauk
    @remembermontauk ปีที่แล้ว +94

    Rick's memory board literally had me in tears, I could just see the emotion and regret in his hazy grey blue eyes.

    • @soulessshadow5356
      @soulessshadow5356 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

      I mean I understand the robbery/kidnapping charge, and that deserving a long sentence, but 37+ years is a crazy amount of time when literal murderers get away with 25-30 years sometimes.

    • @soitsanightmare
      @soitsanightmare 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

      ​@@soulessshadow5356u don't know what he did to those people.

    • @user-og3nw6bz9k
      @user-og3nw6bz9k 3 หลายเดือนก่อน

      he raped an underage girl, he leaves that detail out.@@soulessshadow5356

    • @ghostsamongus3370
      @ghostsamongus3370 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Look up hia case, it's more than he tells. He did some horrible stuff during that incident ​@soulessshadow5356

    • @childofcascadia
      @childofcascadia 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

      If someone did something terrible as a young person, spends 20+ years in prison, grows up and becomes a changed person, should they spend the rest of their life there?
      You have to ask yourself if prison is about turning criminals into functional citizens, while still having the ability to keep the unrepentant worst locked away. Or if its about revenge.

  • @leae9167
    @leae9167 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2802

    The reporter is a real gentleman. He talks to everyone with respect and dignity. Before he goes in their cell, he asks "may I"?

    • @Sylvillian
      @Sylvillian 3 ปีที่แล้ว +141

      Thats how you should treat anybody, jail or no jail.

    • @JanelsJoint
      @JanelsJoint 3 ปีที่แล้ว +42

      Yes I love that!! Treating them like the humans they are not just a stupid number♥️ I love his voice tho so I find myself watching all the documentaries he does lol 😂 I'm weird Don't judge me it lulls me to sleep

    • @Flipclockfans
      @Flipclockfans 3 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      Yeah I really like this man. Wish I could meet him. Just not like this.

    • @realniggashit3
      @realniggashit3 3 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      He's a bleeding heart liberal who is soft on crime. Shows a lack of respect for the victims and their families.

    • @Feskochsnus
      @Feskochsnus 3 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      @@realniggashit3 howdy howdy

  • @dargon1084
    @dargon1084 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1947

    This is the most calm prison documentary i've ever watched

    • @thicco9661
      @thicco9661 4 ปีที่แล้ว +62

      Because it's real

    • @basquehound1999
      @basquehound1999 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Zane Ayers are you sure? It kinda looks staged. 🤔

    • @thicco9661
      @thicco9661 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @@basquehound1999 idrk tbh maybe it is maybe it isn't well never know

    • @Vampire_Sugar_Junkie
      @Vampire_Sugar_Junkie 4 ปีที่แล้ว +25

      They aren't being moved constantly. They aren't there for 2-5 years, they don't have anything to fight for because the rest of their life will be spent right where they are right now, for the most part with the same people

    • @Vampire_Sugar_Junkie
      @Vampire_Sugar_Junkie 4 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      And so, they are given some minor privileges to make them a little comfortable, people in county jails doing a couple years dont get to have.

  • @lmn1966
    @lmn1966 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    Thank you Trevor! Your eyes open up after watching your interviews. Excellent work. 👏🏿❤️

  • @staystrong8966
    @staystrong8966 ปีที่แล้ว +18

    I've said it before, I'll say it again. This host is exceptional in the absolute human dignity and respect he gives to the inmates with his words. "Please," and "Thank you," and "May I?" and "if you don't mind." It's probably better treatment than they get from most of the COs.

  • @TheToiletCushion
    @TheToiletCushion 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3949

    The host: “I’ve been the only person to get special access to enter this dangerous facility”
    Camera man: sure

    • @icantcomeupwithagoodusername24
      @icantcomeupwithagoodusername24 3 ปีที่แล้ว +39

      Maybe the camera man is a guard

    • @obi-wankenobi5411
      @obi-wankenobi5411 3 ปีที่แล้ว +72

      @@icantcomeupwithagoodusername24 guards wouldn't know how to do a camera man’s job.

    • @icantcomeupwithagoodusername24
      @icantcomeupwithagoodusername24 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      @@obi-wankenobi5411 he probably had some training either in as a hobby or as a previous job of the guard

    • @obi-wankenobi5411
      @obi-wankenobi5411 3 ปีที่แล้ว +27

      @@icantcomeupwithagoodusername24 that’s highly unlikely. Besides.. I checked. A guard isn’t the camera man. The documentary guy had a whole team actually. 3 - 4 people were here.

    • @captainhh.
      @captainhh. 3 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      @@obi-wankenobi5411 is right that is very unlikely plus they always have a team with them

  • @kristenjustkristen9462
    @kristenjustkristen9462 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3198

    This interviewer is top notch..Professionall, courteous, knows his facts, and kind.

    • @ramsesthegreat5652
      @ramsesthegreat5652 4 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      He’s kinda a douche

    • @befree3634
      @befree3634 4 ปีที่แล้ว +9

      Kristen JustKristen I agree!

    • @delightk
      @delightk 4 ปีที่แล้ว +44

      @@ramsesthegreat5652 how?

    • @jopi7840
      @jopi7840 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@delightk interrupts a lot

    • @deeznutz8320
      @deeznutz8320 4 ปีที่แล้ว +89

      @@jopi7840 He barely interrups at all and if he does its to give more context to his question.

  • @jeanneberengere8063
    @jeanneberengere8063 2 หลายเดือนก่อน +155

    Great video but please make more of ones to enlighten people. I stumbled upon someone complaining in your comment section about loosing job and seeking for help. Having multiple income sources is very crucial to financial growth.

    • @vandejong9343
      @vandejong9343 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Ideal words. Investments have always been the best alternative; having multiple investments increases your benefits and provides you with other revenue streams.

    • @gyorgyikestefania5801
      @gyorgyikestefania5801 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I realized the benefits of investing. My source of income had previously been my job. But I lost my job when the pandemic started and I had to live with the little I had in my savings which really affected my plans.

    • @jeanneberengere8063
      @jeanneberengere8063 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      This is exactly what I'm talking about. For the past four years, my income has never been dependent on any firm or work place, because I chose to invest and the more money I get the more I seek for new investment opportunities.

    • @thomasspaletti4279
      @thomasspaletti4279 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Unfortunately having a job doesn't mean security. So I really appreciate John Joseph's transparency and help on my trades.

    • @daviniafelipe4412
      @daviniafelipe4412 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I came across this name John Joseph when I was really looking to start up some investments. But I wasn't given much information about him.

  • @hermanvisser4034
    @hermanvisser4034 ปีที่แล้ว +40

    What a wonderful program. It's like looking through a window to another, alien world. One feels a hopeless sadness for these inmates. Some have clearly changed, but some probably never will.

    • @peelypeelmeister6432
      @peelypeelmeister6432 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      They only change because of the situation they are in. Let them out and see if they have really changed.

  • @sirbentleyschannel
    @sirbentleyschannel 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2499

    Ladies and gentlemen, this is what real journalism looks like!

    • @cgray8267
      @cgray8267 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      My childhood news reader when I was a kid 👍, a legend

    • @troller4jesus
      @troller4jesus 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      You’d be correct, if they mentioned Trump ever other sentence.

    • @ayusssapkota327
      @ayusssapkota327 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      that 13 year ild murderer guy would’ve been something else if he was kept anywhere other than the jail cell man. 170 years damn

    • @johnmcook1
      @johnmcook1 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      In August 1987, thirteen-year-old Sanford and a friend forced their way into Sanford’s elderly neighbors’ home. Sanford demanded money from eighty-seven-year-old Julia Belmar and eighty-three-year-old Anna Harris. Sanford stabbed both women multiple times, killing them.

    • @jsiszero
      @jsiszero 3 ปีที่แล้ว +14

      No fake news CNN here

  • @jasperinooo
    @jasperinooo 4 ปีที่แล้ว +5862

    That guy who was 13. That got me. He seemed like such a nice guy, focusing on strength and health. And talking to the camera guy, letting him go inside his cell. He is amazing. I feel for him.

    • @fakefantasy2566
      @fakefantasy2566 4 ปีที่แล้ว +261

      he is also eligible for parole once he turns 100 years old which is crazy but unlikely he'll live

    • @Sarah-gl9ng
      @Sarah-gl9ng 4 ปีที่แล้ว +611

      Until you realize he brutally murdered 2 people.

    • @anthonyroberson5199
      @anthonyroberson5199 4 ปีที่แล้ว +283

      I feel for him to. Locking up a a child for the rest of his life seems harsh. But then I remember that he killed two people.

    • @anthonyroberson5199
      @anthonyroberson5199 4 ปีที่แล้ว +203

      Plus children need to realize that when they make grown-up decisions they're grown up consequences

    • @lynn100
      @lynn100 4 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      That's exactly what I thought uvu

  • @lhza8570
    @lhza8570 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +39

    Man..this kinda documentary really put things into perspective.Never take life for granted😊

    • @daviroza4700
      @daviroza4700 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      True. 😢😮

  • @Chicagocubbiegirl
    @Chicagocubbiegirl ปีที่แล้ว +109

    When death row inmates talk about the unrealness of the death penalty, knowing their buddy is going away to die and they will too, and how awful it is, I've never heard a single one of them acknowledge that they did the exact same thing to someone else, and far more cruel and abruptly.

    • @vSnippi
      @vSnippi ปีที่แล้ว +11

      i mean an experience lasting from as little as 5 seconds is a better way to go out then 80 years of isolation then needle

    • @vSnippi
      @vSnippi ปีที่แล้ว +6

      yeah they coppin the punishment, but dang 13 and eligible for parole at 100. dudes brain didnt even develop yet. as much as the crime was bad. wouldnt you think sending him off to brainwash his neurological would be more beneficial to humanity. atleast then when they are released we shouldn't have to worry about reoffences as much

    • @vSnippi
      @vSnippi ปีที่แล้ว +2

      think bout this. people go to prison because they cant follow rules from the government. those people are generally brought up through a tough childhood, you hear it all the time. it takes 90 days for changes to set in your brain with consistent training. the saying, "they will always be that person" cannot be any more false.

    • @vSnippi
      @vSnippi ปีที่แล้ว +2

      also isolation is way more cruel to humans then a 5 min death. atleast when yo dying your body kicks in adrenaline to help stop pain. in jail, you can be depressed get bashed raped, cry every second, but you only served one week and have 40 years to go. now imagine you being told that over you being killed. ngl fam im takin death anyday over that sheit. not to mention society makes it so hard for ex cons to assert them back into living.

    • @drake9634
      @drake9634 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      @@vSnippi isolation is way less crueler than death, because death is death, you cease existing, isolation is a thing we can endure, now try undying.

  • @klobigeratte
    @klobigeratte 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3583

    I love how one of the inmates just has a cat in his cell.

    • @dxo6863
      @dxo6863 4 ปีที่แล้ว +51

      Cat on a chain.. Makes sense, but I was very surprised.

    • @annaneedshelp7729
      @annaneedshelp7729 4 ปีที่แล้ว +161

      most of the death row inmates had cats. i think its like a support animal yk?

    • @waitingfortherainz
      @waitingfortherainz 4 ปีที่แล้ว +45

      It’s serving a life sentence

    • @Rogther
      @Rogther 4 ปีที่แล้ว +143

      The cat killed a granny when he was 2 months old

    • @justbe3822
      @justbe3822 4 ปีที่แล้ว +19

      Lol I would be afraid they would kill the cat...na its a privilege.

  • @ziki5125
    @ziki5125 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2058

    Seeing this is emotional. Remember, don't let 30 seconds of your life take 30 years.

    • @gdkpakman7112
      @gdkpakman7112 3 ปีที่แล้ว +84


    • @kskdkkwksdm8164
      @kskdkkwksdm8164 3 ปีที่แล้ว +71

      @@gdkpakman7112 damn, you made me cry 😢
      Don't say such emotional things...

    • @harshpalsingh1145
      @harshpalsingh1145 3 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      Golden comment

    • @dannythecheeto7481
      @dannythecheeto7481 3 ปีที่แล้ว +18

      @@gdkpakman7112 dang words of wisdom

    • @SyphDeathly
      @SyphDeathly 3 ปีที่แล้ว +20

      "DEEZ NUTS"
      -Skate Till Dead, 2021
      Truely inspirational quote

  • @dougstory2285
    @dougstory2285 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    That was a great video, thank you very much! That place appears to be a very well ran prison! I really started feeling sorry for the guy that went to prison really young and does show remorse, but he did the crime! Once again, very good video and you did a great job on your interviews, thank you!

  • @ashleybyrum7331
    @ashleybyrum7331 3 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

    having worked here for 8 months i can say this documentary makes things look much nicer than they are. its a blessing this place is being tore to the ground and a new facility built. for the well being of the Correctional Officers and the inmates even.

    • @deenaokeke4024
      @deenaokeke4024 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Not surprised. I thought the same thing

  • @AkuNoHana
    @AkuNoHana 5 ปีที่แล้ว +668

    The interviewer is on point, is respectful but also isn't afraid of asking searching and profound questions. I could listen to this guy talk for days.

    • @BeautyBeauty-di8xq
      @BeautyBeauty-di8xq 5 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      He's really good.

    • @mnicho8201
      @mnicho8201 5 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Hes like the David Attenborough of interviews with inmates hahaha

    • @madibryant9924
      @madibryant9924 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      same he is awesome

    • @manchesterunited4222
      @manchesterunited4222 5 ปีที่แล้ว

      Me do I love the way we speaks the correct English

    • @pommiebears
      @pommiebears 5 ปีที่แล้ว

      AkuNoHana he’s Britain’s version of Morgan Freeman, in a way, with his velvety voice. I grew up watching him. Sir Trevor McDonald. He’s a great man.

  • @baddybadbad
    @baddybadbad 4 ปีที่แล้ว +6904

    Damn that cat doing time too

    • @alexis-ss3ji
      @alexis-ss3ji 4 ปีที่แล้ว +77

      no cap

    • @ekoki346
      @ekoki346 4 ปีที่แล้ว +316

      Maybe the cat was an accomplice

    • @AJw10
      @AJw10 4 ปีที่แล้ว +110

      Yeah bro you didn't here about that cat Robbin the bank a couple days ago 🤣🤣🤣

    • @turboxtcx
      @turboxtcx 4 ปีที่แล้ว +126

      Cat burglars really out here

    • @adriaunaa5745
      @adriaunaa5745 4 ปีที่แล้ว +21

      Nicolas d'Avout
      It’s 2020 we’re done with that

  • @judywebber8081
    @judywebber8081 ปีที่แล้ว +14

    The one who came in at 15 .touched my heart .gosh just a young man did wrong . I cried ..my son passed away at 24 .he missed so much in his life. I know this young man there .will miss so much .

    • @marcusfitzgerald59
      @marcusfitzgerald59 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      People that he killed won’t. Care more about the victims than the murder suspect

  • @devonbaker8901
    @devonbaker8901 ปีที่แล้ว

    Good interviews really enjoyed watching this

  • @cruzmizzl
    @cruzmizzl 4 ปีที่แล้ว +709

    This documentary was much better produced in every way than most of the stuff *Netflix* puts out...

    • @basquehound1999
      @basquehound1999 4 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      antonio montana oof! That’s SOOOOOO true!

    • @averagechad7275
      @averagechad7275 4 ปีที่แล้ว +6


    • @guidetv7379
      @guidetv7379 4 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      Netflix sucks

    • @yeahhhboi7194
      @yeahhhboi7194 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      SUBHASIS TUDU it doesn’t

    • @dennisbryan7125
      @dennisbryan7125 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      True but to be honest I can't wait for the documentary on the camp fire.

  • @Armedlegally
    @Armedlegally 4 ปีที่แล้ว +700

    The true definition of irony is "Sitting here watching these documentaries to see what its like in prison. Only to see them watching TV of what its like on the outside"

    • @Johalcc
      @Johalcc 4 ปีที่แล้ว +30

      This was deep man, i like this

    • @beico1213
      @beico1213 4 ปีที่แล้ว +5


    • @j.r.2674
      @j.r.2674 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1


    • @drxpgxd2467
      @drxpgxd2467 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      I would hate that if I was a prison guard, I would have to let some of them see the outside

    • @ericcunningham9776
      @ericcunningham9776 4 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      You’re one of the reasons i love the comment sections

  • @Anny-me9ny
    @Anny-me9ny 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +18

    24:11 you can tell they guy is really happy that someone is showing interest in his hobbies. Such intriguing books and he’s clearly well spoken. I hope he can be free one day

    • @kylaia3155
      @kylaia3155 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Why? He didn't let the 2 people he killed go free, why does his life matter more than theirs that he heartlessly took?

    • @johnvictorengland7703
      @johnvictorengland7703 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      He can be free the day that he brings back the two women that he murdered in cold blood.

    • @graberz720
      @graberz720 19 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@kylaia3155 I would agree if he was 18 or above when he commited the crime but he was only 13 so its a lot more complicated than most

  • @Burt472
    @Burt472 ปีที่แล้ว

    Thanks from Italy for this remarkable doc

    @DEATHTRUTH 3 ปีที่แล้ว +692

    It's great how the interviewer genuinely shows respect.

    • @rafaeltlv1795
      @rafaeltlv1795 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      He is from.the UK not a typical low level American

    • @darksekiro6378
      @darksekiro6378 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@rafaeltlv1795 hahah

    • @ayylmao8375
      @ayylmao8375 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@rafaeltlv1795 It’s because he is elderly and old age mellows people down. Cope about the war some more.

    • @gdkpakman7112
      @gdkpakman7112 3 ปีที่แล้ว


    • @markmitchell450
      @markmitchell450 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      British buy used to be the news reader
      Trever Mcdonald

  • @luvjxy
    @luvjxy 4 ปีที่แล้ว +720

    “Then you look up one day and 37 years have gone bye”

    • @checkmattee222
      @checkmattee222 4 ปีที่แล้ว +51

      Plus, that sentence made me feel a sadness I've never felt before.

    • @janetmwaura8798
      @janetmwaura8798 4 ปีที่แล้ว +33

      The dude has such kind eyes! I actually felt sorry for him.

    • @brianbruno1786
      @brianbruno1786 4 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      queen 'Araweela just wait till you get heartbroken🙃

    • @mad-mullah3117
      @mad-mullah3117 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Abaaayo you teaching English now?

    • @checkmattee222
      @checkmattee222 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @@brianbruno1786 I've felt the pain of heartbreak multiple times in my life, but I found those words worse than heartbreak.

  • @dantradingalerts1292
    @dantradingalerts1292 ปีที่แล้ว

    Eye-opening but saddening! Very well made overall and provocative qstns from the interviewer

  • @ironjohn5914
    @ironjohn5914 ปีที่แล้ว +13

    I remember being in Prison in South Vietnam 🇻🇳 1968-1971 and let me tell you, it was the worst torture of my life.

    • @aushimdas7481
      @aushimdas7481 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      sorry for asking, but were you a war prisoner or something? could you share more on what it was like

    • @anthonycastillo7859
      @anthonycastillo7859 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I hope you were a P.O.W.

    • @fatherscarecourtsdont1389
      @fatherscarecourtsdont1389 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      If I may ask. were you convicted of a criminal violation against the US or south Vietnam govt? Or were you are POW? I have always wondered if combat or prison is worse.

  • @autofabb752
    @autofabb752 4 ปีที่แล้ว +697

    Imagine sleeping in prison, dreaming you are free. Only to wake up and realize you’re in for 170 years. I feel for him.

    • @karlberlin5422
      @karlberlin5422 3 ปีที่แล้ว +24

      I can'nt imagine,how worst it is. Every day, every second of live. No freedom,no friends, without the family. And no Future.

    • @AS-ly8tr
      @AS-ly8tr 3 ปีที่แล้ว +26

      Far worse than death it is

    • @yt_hors3
      @yt_hors3 3 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      Death is the worst. You dissappear, you gone.
      No prison is enough.

    • @AS-ly8tr
      @AS-ly8tr 3 ปีที่แล้ว +20

      @@yt_hors3 if you disappear tjere is no more suffering and pain

    • @heiroot
      @heiroot 3 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      He killed two people

  • @rotshidzwamanenzhe564
    @rotshidzwamanenzhe564 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1579

    A man who went to prison at 15 and talking metaphysics is quite something

    • @33kingofkings
      @33kingofkings 3 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      I know eh.

    • @aggrogator4045
      @aggrogator4045 3 ปีที่แล้ว +9

      The dude had The Hunger Games in there too so I wouldn't give him too much credit 😂

    • @ENTP247
      @ENTP247 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      Damn are you talking about the 2x homicide guy? I was thinking the same thing.

    • @calvinrioux7280
      @calvinrioux7280 3 ปีที่แล้ว +53

      @@aggrogator4045 what? reading the hunger games instantly lowers your iq?

    • @bonniemagpie5166
      @bonniemagpie5166 3 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Jamie Bulger child killers served just ten years. They now live in Australia under different names and identities.

  • @Scorge120
    @Scorge120 4 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    This is one of my favorite documentaries I love revisiting.

    • @jagvirsandhar7443
      @jagvirsandhar7443 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I revisit annually at a minimum

  • @turkishdramaseries800
    @turkishdramaseries800 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    Trevor McDonald has eyes of kindness and compassion,the right journalist for the interview.

  • @noahs5516
    @noahs5516 5 ปีที่แล้ว +29661

    Dude gets married on death row and I can't find a gf

    • @DiamanteDea
      @DiamanteDea 5 ปีที่แล้ว +952

      your personality must suck!

    • @puppypunter8133
      @puppypunter8133 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1281

      She got his money after he died doe. She's smart

    • @dachieo
      @dachieo 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1387

      @@puppypunter8133 What money?

    • @pedrobise
      @pedrobise 5 ปีที่แล้ว +208

      U can find??? Lol u don't want. Cause if u want u wave MILIONS of women's to choose.

    • @flawlessgemini1476
      @flawlessgemini1476 5 ปีที่แล้ว +50


  • @katvogue2871
    @katvogue2871 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1073

    “ no man is your enemy , no man is your friend and every man is your teachers “.

    • @ysbkidd1112
      @ysbkidd1112 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Huh ?

    • @olzickmont5723
      @olzickmont5723 4 ปีที่แล้ว +26

      I think it means that there is a lesson to be learned from every man, good or bad?

    • @MusaRamadhani
      @MusaRamadhani 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      I’m not a man im a boy

    • @noahregus4191
      @noahregus4191 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Sonneblom Koningin teacher*

    • @386norealgamez3
      @386norealgamez3 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      You look beautiful

  • @aharyaechoredshining3541
    @aharyaechoredshining3541 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    it's been a very long time since i last watched this and it reminds me that life is so precious and one wrong mistake life can end unfortunately that's life sometimes i enjoy watching this video very much

  • @engr.moteab8679
    @engr.moteab8679 6 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Third time I watched this amazing documentary.

  • @michaelfox3125
    @michaelfox3125 3 ปีที่แล้ว +968

    Its scary how smart these dudes are. You can tell all they do is read every book in the library out of boredom

    • @christinep.
      @christinep. 3 ปีที่แล้ว +74

      All that focus....the guy with the priorities written on the wall. The things that will make him a better person. If only he had that when he was a free man. Clear-eyed, knew what he wanted...he wouldn't have killed those old women.

    • @Cincinnatus1869
      @Cincinnatus1869 3 ปีที่แล้ว +31

      Remember that educated and intelligent are not the same thing , and often intelligent people are morally bankrupt. Ted Bundy was intelligent and completely psychotic. To me the highest form of intelligence is empathy. Most of these guys lack empathy. That's what allowed them to kill people

    • @christinep.
      @christinep. 3 ปีที่แล้ว +34

      @@Cincinnatus1869 Intelligence and psychosis are unrelated. Intelligence and good morals are also not related. You hear about Bundy simply because he was more successful likely due to his intelligence. There is no shortage of stupid and psychotic criminals.

    • @Cincinnatus1869
      @Cincinnatus1869 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      @@christinep. I'm not suggesting that intelligence is a prerequisite for psychosis . But it should be noted that there are a lot of people with an above average ability to reason and no moral compass at all.

    • @Steve19345
      @Steve19345 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      Sam Little became a sketch artist with his time and could draw the faces of his 93 victims.

  • @bellab8639
    @bellab8639 5 ปีที่แล้ว +980

    It's so scary. One moment, one decision, changing your life forever.

  • @shoutout.kokain8713
    @shoutout.kokain8713 ปีที่แล้ว +29

    Some of the most powerful and respected and respectful men i've ever met will die in that prison. It's a shame man! but do the crime, gotta do the time!

    • @u4w8cmdd
      @u4w8cmdd ปีที่แล้ว

      @Donnell Okafor says who? im out of jail so what do you say do you want to meet me??

    • @JB-pp1kt
      @JB-pp1kt ปีที่แล้ว

      @Donnell Okafor lmao

    • @shoutout.kokain8713
      @shoutout.kokain8713 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@Donnell0303 NO, i've never meet these dudes, but i spent 14 years in that prison got out in 2009. And no it's not anything your going to accuse me of in your next comment, but it was for getting your sister pregnant then leaving her phat as s$

    • @juliodiaz4493
      @juliodiaz4493 ปีที่แล้ว

      That barber got too much time for that kidnap that men been there for 40 years now 3 life sentences for that people ' killing people get less time he did not killed nobody they made a sample of him

  • @momober750
    @momober750 11 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I loved the documentary every detail about it

  • @bruh-wc1gs
    @bruh-wc1gs 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2868

    This needs to be shown in every middle school. It might save a lot of people.

    • @nosisamayatula9656
      @nosisamayatula9656 2 ปีที่แล้ว +13


    • @ctcwayno7382
      @ctcwayno7382 2 ปีที่แล้ว +14


    • @gloriaambrose2840
      @gloriaambrose2840 2 ปีที่แล้ว +50

      Some would still ignore it though and look for better ways to not get caught doing it

    • @prod.raphhh
      @prod.raphhh 2 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @John Barber Wrong

    • @michaelzomsuv3631
      @michaelzomsuv3631 2 ปีที่แล้ว +24

      @John Barber But almost all criminals come from abusive families. They weren't born that way, they were made that way. Criminals were victim of abuse themselves.
      I'm not saying we should forgive the criminals, I'm saying the people who abused them and led them to that are criminals too and yet they walk free still.

  • @iantempleton313
    @iantempleton313 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3412

    A lot of mixed feelings watching this. All the people in this prison are there for a reason, but when they talk they are still human with interests, personalities, hobbies, yet they've done the unspeakable. It's amazing how the human mind works.

    • @ufodeath
      @ufodeath 4 ปีที่แล้ว +178

      Some of them seem very self aware and remorseful of what they have done such that they seem rehabilitated. for some of these, It's as though the old person that committed the heinous actions is dead, and while the same memories are shared, the new person clearly is much more self-reflective and doesn't want to hurt anyone. While not all are rehabilitated for sure, I feel as though some of these should be on parole sooner.

    • @ravayzoglman752
      @ravayzoglman752 4 ปีที่แล้ว +51

      eventually they will feel the pain that their victims did... but i don't agree with the one that got sent there at 15

    • @heavenjackson1825
      @heavenjackson1825 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Ian Templeton what is humans

    • @wbm3787
      @wbm3787 4 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      ​@@ufodeath Well sure. That they seem or appear remorseful or rehabilitated is goal oriented/purpose driven. Once they reach the goal/achieve the purpose. What they seemed to be or appeared too be dissipates rapidly. Death Row inmates have by they're deeds, actions, choices forfeited consideration. They lose right to life.

    • @stevenp3176
      @stevenp3176 4 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      Soldado de Juan José Torres No they weren’t. Stop committing crimes and you’ll stop having issues with law enforcement.

  • @lcook0825
    @lcook0825 9 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Great video and insight in to how prisoners think.

  • @sallyroeserrealtor6825
    @sallyroeserrealtor6825 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    Just now discovering this narrator!! Love this guy.

  • @bennyjetsaroundtheworld9047
    @bennyjetsaroundtheworld9047 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1685

    That officer managing the board is totally 100% the guy for the job. He has empathy and compassion yet a full understanding of the reality of it all.

    • @mikechansw748
      @mikechansw748 3 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Sorry which officer? Timestamp?

    • @kevinerhartjr.273
      @kevinerhartjr.273 3 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      Its very rare for people to understand that people get sent to prison as punishment for their crime . u dont go to prison to be punished!

    • @gdkpakman7112
      @gdkpakman7112 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3


    • @CrustyCarl699
      @CrustyCarl699 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @Shake till dead what nuts?

    • @harshpalsingh1145
      @harshpalsingh1145 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      You spend an hour in the prison with these inmates and you will feel awakened.

  • @NMX777
    @NMX777 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1510

    "No man is your friend.. no man is your enemy..every man is your teacher " And I have learned from these prisoners today.

  • @user-lm2hq6tp4v
    @user-lm2hq6tp4v หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    170yrs for a 13 year old is crazy. I could actually hear the regret in his voice

  • @Junkie4videos
    @Junkie4videos ปีที่แล้ว +1

    A real gentleman journalist. I wish there were many more like him.

  • @adriano.5629
    @adriano.5629 4 ปีที่แล้ว +882

    170 years and still humble with a good state of mind

    • @Maximus90277
      @Maximus90277 4 ปีที่แล้ว +94

      They need to release him. He was only 13 . A kid . He’s suffered enough

    • @malachigrindle7063
      @malachigrindle7063 4 ปีที่แล้ว +67

      @Epoxygleu oh where did your Phd in psychology?

    • @Maximus90277
      @Maximus90277 4 ปีที่แล้ว +67

      Epoxygleu na they must of told all the prisoners to not proclaim innocence and act calm. They don’t want people to know the truth which is they put a 13 year old for 170 years When he most likely didn’t kill anyone . He was an accomplice. The 15 year old with him did the crime most likely. There was no conclusive evidence which one of them did it. Just recently a white lady stabbed a 16 year old black boy in the back and killed him . The judge said she could be rehabilitated and gave her 6 years. But this kid can’t be rehabilitated at age 13?

    • @Maximus90277
      @Maximus90277 4 ปีที่แล้ว +20

      Epoxygleu all evidence indicates the 15 year old did the murder. Think about it . Who is more likely to murder the 13 or 15. The 15 snitched on the 13 year old as part of a plea deal and got 5 years. A soon he got out , he raped some girl and got sentenced to like 20 years . So yea pretty obvious . The 13 year olds public defender told him to just accept the murder charge because they won’t sentence a child to jail . Bad advice there

    • @j.r.2674
      @j.r.2674 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      wolverine claws there is no way to know the actual truth, but if that is actually what happened this dude could get hella money off of them, but money don’t pay back for all the time you do I guess. That’s tuff.

  • @keifer7
    @keifer7 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4167

    guy who has been there since age 15 must read a lot of books. he's incredibly well spoken and I wonder what kind of education he's been able to receive.

    • @ahoward3503
      @ahoward3503 3 ปีที่แล้ว +118

      most likely only himself.

    • @scoldingwhisper
      @scoldingwhisper 3 ปีที่แล้ว +489

      i get that he did something horrible but it seems like such a waste to just throw his life away too at age 13

    • @dirtyypantaloons57
      @dirtyypantaloons57 3 ปีที่แล้ว +426

      @@scoldingwhisper He wasn't even a fully developed human at that age, it's insane.

    • @scoldingwhisper
      @scoldingwhisper 3 ปีที่แล้ว +131

      @@arnavshah7511 it's so tragic. you'd have to have been let down by so many people to be capable of something like that at 13 and nobody even tried after he did it

    • @zigggy101
      @zigggy101 3 ปีที่แล้ว +37

      he speaks so well i wonder how he educated himself

  • @walkermorgan1710
    @walkermorgan1710 11 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Trevor McDonald is a legend all his docs are amazing!

  • @cecilhillegard5594
    @cecilhillegard5594 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +12

    Ronald Stanford, the guy who commited murder at 13 will be released in September 2024.
    He has repented more than enough for his crimes and seems fully rehabilitated! I wish him all the best!

    • @mohdarif8728
      @mohdarif8728 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +3


    • @chubbyjess5488
      @chubbyjess5488 8 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@mohdarif8728 check on google.there was petition signing n he will be out sept 2024…

    • @plexyglass429
      @plexyglass429 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@mohdarif8728 Google it mate, seems to be legit. So happy for the man

  • @humacunra
    @humacunra 4 ปีที่แล้ว +949

    No man is your enemy
    No man is your friend
    Every man is your teacher!
    I like that

    • @phillipchibi5195
      @phillipchibi5195 4 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      That is something to think about

    • @abdullahussien6683
      @abdullahussien6683 4 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      or as my friend used to say after a fancy statement or something!!

    • @ItsAllLove4Real
      @ItsAllLove4Real 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Humacunra 𝗦𝗮𝗺𝗲 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲

    • @0092786
      @0092786 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      same here... the quote keep running thru my mind

    • @tylerx8848
      @tylerx8848 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Thank you for hilighting this quote

  • @LindsayC33
    @LindsayC33 5 ปีที่แล้ว +739

    I love the interviewer. He’s kind, to the point, not condescending, and well spoken. 👍

    • @JoeSmith-du7kx
      @JoeSmith-du7kx 5 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      British Black man vs. American Black man.

    • @rlumpk63270
      @rlumpk63270 5 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      You are super cute

    • @JoeSmith-du7kx
      @JoeSmith-du7kx 5 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@rlumpk63270 She is hot.

    • @joeyshmoey6659
      @joeyshmoey6659 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Feels like Morgan Freeman

    • @billybob9961
      @billybob9961 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Yes I agree Trevor is one of the very best interviewers I have ever seen on a prison documentary

  • @Ipitydafool2005
    @Ipitydafool2005 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +24

    Those documentaries about prison life are so informative but they also make me realise that my life isn't bad at all compared to... this. I feel kinda sorry for some of those men, but yes. That's the foundation of life -- All of our actions have consequences.

  • @tmilesffl
    @tmilesffl ปีที่แล้ว +26

    Impressed how well the cells are in the death penalty row, they don't seem to be lacking much.

  • @Im_Just_Guessing
    @Im_Just_Guessing 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1852

    Prisoner: I'm sentened to 170 years eligible for parole after 100 years
    Journalist: Thank you for taking the time to speak with me.

    • @ibrahim5865
      @ibrahim5865 3 ปีที่แล้ว +20


    • @SteMr2009
      @SteMr2009 3 ปีที่แล้ว +30

      That shows exactly the inhuman US system of justice.

    • @classickruzer1
      @classickruzer1 3 ปีที่แล้ว +107

      @@SteMr2009 Nothing inhumane about slaughtering INNOCENT PEOPLE though.. GEEZZ.. Some people...

    • @inactiveusertypeofaccount181
      @inactiveusertypeofaccount181 3 ปีที่แล้ว +51

      @@SteMr2009 as long as violent rapists and murderers are not in public I'm very happy LOL

    • @jimwiese3814
      @jimwiese3814 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      David: wooleybirdwi@gmail.com is my email. If you drop a note I will respond. Blessings

  • @juliusnisonen2431
    @juliusnisonen2431 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2619

    Prison in the movies: Drugs and murder
    Prison in real life: Xbox and cats

    • @sleeepybae1459
      @sleeepybae1459 3 ปีที่แล้ว +84

      since they are sentenced to death they get special stuff i think cuz they're gonna die and all

    • @fangtooth4471
      @fangtooth4471 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      @Jason Okafor Grand Theft Auto.

    • @madmonkey790
      @madmonkey790 3 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      Most idiotic comment I seen in a while guitar covers

    • @mbargerr
      @mbargerr 3 ปีที่แล้ว +13

      Very view jails allow you to have xbox and a cat, It’s drugs, murder, rape, and fights

    • @TheHa11jesse
      @TheHa11jesse 3 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Prison should be: A place where criminals are punished and if sentenced to death should be same day guilty verdict is made. Right after they are done digging their own hole in the ground.

  • @skugga7
    @skugga7 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    Being interested and captivated by the nature of the prison system, and how inmates navigate such parameters to develop great characters, has helped me become less judgmental.

  • @user-jn5vr6dt5p
    @user-jn5vr6dt5p หลายเดือนก่อน

    I really never thought about what other people are going thru in this world and this can be heartbreaking

  • @suzyq172
    @suzyq172 5 ปีที่แล้ว +2537

    If someone says, “I need to be in prison”...... believe them.

    • @ryantitsworth
      @ryantitsworth 5 ปีที่แล้ว +73

      Suzy Q they say they need to be in prison because that’s what they hear everyday this is all they are told even if they weren’t old enough to fully understand and take in the consequences of their actions.

    • @charmedquartz7528
      @charmedquartz7528 5 ปีที่แล้ว +37

      Or they need mental help

    • @swaglantern
      @swaglantern 5 ปีที่แล้ว +35

      @@ryantitsworth NO. That guy is a POS. He murdered a man by the name of Bill Toney in cold blood. He absolutely deserves to spend the rest of his pathetic life in prison. He was a grown man when he committed that cowardly act.

    • @bennryan2
      @bennryan2 5 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      No, his punishment should be to suffer in complete freedom

    • @ryantitsworth
      @ryantitsworth 5 ปีที่แล้ว +15

      swaglantern the black guy went to prison when he was like 13/14 that’s who I’m talking about

  • @bigcashbaby3684
    @bigcashbaby3684 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1111

    Host: "170yrs,that means you'll never walk outta here"
    Prisoner: "Well,I'm eligible for parole when I turn 100"
    Sounds like he's grabbing hope in a hopeless situation!

    • @SidDaSquid14
      @SidDaSquid14 3 ปีที่แล้ว +83

      He seems fit physically and mentally. He may just make it.

    • @markoj.7675
      @markoj.7675 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2


    • @VNExperience
      @VNExperience 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      @@markoj.7675 What about it? Why post the link to so many of the comments if not giving context? Won't bother clicking on it...

    • @donaldtrumpselbow8142
      @donaldtrumpselbow8142 3 ปีที่แล้ว +7

      “There can be no true despair without hope”

    • @GodSpeed1021
      @GodSpeed1021 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      Wouldn’t you

  • @alanaustin8061
    @alanaustin8061 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    In the fall of 1998, I was a freshman basketball player at Triton JUCO. We took a trip to this prison to play their prison team. The team was full of gentlemen, nice guys and very good basketball players. But being in that place for the short amount of time to play the game was awful. It looked like a different time period. Definitely gave us perspective about being on the other side of that wall

  • @GoBravesATL
    @GoBravesATL 5 ปีที่แล้ว +3704

    This narrator is such a gentleman, & he is an excellent documentarian

    • @jackvandergriff
      @jackvandergriff 5 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      Anne T. Better than Freeman?

    • @GoBravesATL
      @GoBravesATL 5 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      Pixel who is freeman?

    • @jackvandergriff
      @jackvandergriff 5 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      Anne T. Morgan freeman

    • @foster9062
      @foster9062 5 ปีที่แล้ว +1


    • @fumurph
      @fumurph 5 ปีที่แล้ว +100

      That's Sir Trevor McDonald. Was the news anchor for the 10pm news in Britain for a lot of years. He's a UK legend. Always respectful and presents the facts. No bullshit. Knighted by the Queen in 1999 for services to journalism.

  • @satisfied001
    @satisfied001 4 ปีที่แล้ว +395

    Can't stop watching this documentary. The Interviewer does an incredible job and very respectful too.

    • @trollwayy5981
      @trollwayy5981 4 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      His voice thoooo

    • @unnamedchannel1237
      @unnamedchannel1237 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Morgan freeman is good in this set of docos isn’t he

  • @jacobmurphy690
    @jacobmurphy690 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    Everytime I ever get mad and think about hurting another person I come to this video. Bless these people. I work as a corrections officer I see this everyday. Some great people and some horrible, and some manipulators

  • @Mark-sj5et
    @Mark-sj5et ปีที่แล้ว

    Good show, chap

  • @ethanmoggy2681
    @ethanmoggy2681 4 ปีที่แล้ว +4451

    These guys are more polite then 95% of the population now

    • @thatstrangearoma3301
      @thatstrangearoma3301 4 ปีที่แล้ว +305

      Ethan Moggy prison bars and a death sentence tends to do that to people.

    • @JH-og4it
      @JH-og4it 4 ปีที่แล้ว +140

      What makes you think about that lmao 😂 they kill ppl outside the prison

    • @dalonoo
      @dalonoo 4 ปีที่แล้ว +11

      Ethan Moggy exactly lol

    • @killvermin
      @killvermin 4 ปีที่แล้ว +194

      That's because they have to act like that on TV and make the prison look good, then they'll get more points in terms on their chances to get out for good behavior

    • @whensate8604
      @whensate8604 4 ปีที่แล้ว +103

      That's because they don't get to interact with that '95%' of the population.

  • @CanIbeWithThee
    @CanIbeWithThee 6 ปีที่แล้ว +3137

    I liked the quote written on that one prisoners wall:
    "No man is your enemy"
    "No man is your friend"
    "Every man is your teacher"

    • @dominiquerochelle1474
      @dominiquerochelle1474 6 ปีที่แล้ว +50

      Looks Up so did I that's as real as it gets

    • @TheWorldsFavoriteCub
      @TheWorldsFavoriteCub 6 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Looks Up who is the author of that Tree of Life book that he had? Any idea?

    • @michaelrogersjr.538
      @michaelrogersjr.538 6 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      Proximity Symbol being that you’re a internet troll, you probably won’t get the reaction that you want.

    • @tomfranklin8865
      @tomfranklin8865 6 ปีที่แล้ว +35

      I wrote it down, never heard it before. Fantastic quote.

    • @ianwalley5131
      @ianwalley5131 6 ปีที่แล้ว


  • @themememachine3945
    @themememachine3945 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    RL is so well spoken and intelligent. I could see him having a positive impact if given the opportunity to speak with troubled youth or ex-convicts. His tale is so tragic.

  • @blingbling098
    @blingbling098 ปีที่แล้ว

    The way he said that without even choaking is unimaginable to me

  • @uthoshantm
    @uthoshantm 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1775

    They should show this documentary in all highschools.

    • @whocares8567
      @whocares8567 3 ปีที่แล้ว +16

      Yeah, and movies like requiem for a dream

    • @sebastianjohansson7889
      @sebastianjohansson7889 3 ปีที่แล้ว +5

      Good idea actually

    • @ButterBallTheOpossum
      @ButterBallTheOpossum 3 ปีที่แล้ว +10

      That kind of stuff has been proven to not deter criminal behavior at all. Scared straight and similar programs make no difference. Nobody thinks they will get caught.

    • @davidarruda8400
      @davidarruda8400 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @@ButterBallTheOpossum Sadly the truth. Everybody thinks that they aren't like the other criminals, that they are smarter

    • @ElisFidandro
      @ElisFidandro 3 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      @@ButterBallTheOpossum same with drug, everybody says: Yeah I am smarter and I will never become addict..

  • @elemental3066
    @elemental3066 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1081

    I like that they didn't produce this to be scary and eerie, its all on a sunny day, casual talking, chill music, gives you a real life organic account of things

    • @CP-jk3tc
      @CP-jk3tc 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      Well now one problem I can see in the first 5 minutes is the big cells with all the luxurious stuff in there. They don't deserve it not to mention it's a waste on taxpayers' money. Shrinking down the cell size means increased capacity.

    • @GaboG3
      @GaboG3 3 ปีที่แล้ว +38

      @@CP-jk3tc Theyre on death row. Might as well make them feel the least human possible on their final days. And they obviously seem very respectful, not saying they should be let off scot free but they at least deserve some basic treatment

    • @goober776
      @goober776 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@CP-jk3tc they dont need to increase capacity. There isnt an overflowing amount of death row inmates but i agree with u all that stuff in there is wasting taxpayer dollars

    • @nickkonkle541
      @nickkonkle541 3 ปีที่แล้ว +23

      @@CP-jk3tc lots of their luxuries are purchased by them or their families

    • @CP-jk3tc
      @CP-jk3tc 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      @@GaboG3 Did they behave like human being when they commit hideous crimes?
      Obviously, these are not "basic treatment". Heck, these killers have far better welfare compared to respectable and hard-working folks like garbage collectors, janitors and guards.
      They appear respectful because the prison want to preserve their image. Besides, the inmates know there might be a slight chance for their sentences to reduce from death sentence to life imprisonment instead.

  • @billythekid3975
    @billythekid3975 ปีที่แล้ว +7

    One(1) day, for 12 hours inside a 24ft by 24ft iron bar cell where the death row prisoner eats his last meal at before he is vacated and escorted about 15 feet away to be executed in the State of Texas at the Walls prison unit...and it felt real spooky in there !

  • @davyyoungin1772
    @davyyoungin1772 ปีที่แล้ว

    there's so many gems that's these COs are dropping that a lot of ppl dont pick up smh these are some of the brightest ppl you'll ever come across.! when you got time like this one your hands you become a monster in all ways in good and bad

  • @reannapatton8044
    @reannapatton8044 5 ปีที่แล้ว +3469

    This is haunting to me. It scares the crap out of me. These men were capable of things like murder, double homicide even. Yet, talking to them, they seem like just ordinary people. Some of them seem even likable. They're respectful and sometimes insightful. Just ordinary people can do terrible things.

    • @naoli5481
      @naoli5481 5 ปีที่แล้ว +105

      yeah! it's difficult to really distinguish them between normal people...

    • @bored588
      @bored588 5 ปีที่แล้ว +247

      its not that they arent "normal" everyone gets angry everyone gets desperate, just most people dont act on primal instincts, most people have self control.

    • @taytiantyana4265
      @taytiantyana4265 5 ปีที่แล้ว +30

      It’s sad watching them go through the crime they committed. Especially at a young age they had choices but God forgive them for what they did. But I’m amazed how they look muscles and everything.

    • @davesmith701
      @davesmith701 5 ปีที่แล้ว +67

      Its uncomfortable for us to not be able to 'see evil' ... so we pretend that all people who commit crimes are evil ... because its easy to put them all in the same box.

    • @Catajbr
      @Catajbr 5 ปีที่แล้ว +50

      I think there should be another type of system to give good inmates a second chance. Some of these crimes were spur of the moment of which many people are capable of. Not too sure if I believe in the death sentence for everybody either. I think it's very sad.

  • @hairlessmonkey86
    @hairlessmonkey86 5 ปีที่แล้ว +2046

    Makes you appreciate life...

    • @MrJmayes23
      @MrJmayes23 5 ปีที่แล้ว +35

      Absolutely! I watched part of this earlier, and then stopped it to go on a jog! It felt good to be free.

    • @madibryant9924
      @madibryant9924 5 ปีที่แล้ว +8

      John Lizarraga life is very special and this makes me really realize that i shouldn’t take even the smallest things for granted

    • @Kris-ld5cv
      @Kris-ld5cv 4 ปีที่แล้ว

      I liKed your post just so you wouldn’t have 666 likes!

    • @spongeblonde1309
      @spongeblonde1309 4 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      John Lizarraga If it takes death row to make you “appreciate life”..You’re doing it wrong!😉

    • @ehbanawan2493
      @ehbanawan2493 4 ปีที่แล้ว


  • @MrKennethdryden
    @MrKennethdryden ปีที่แล้ว

    It breaks my heart how smart that one dude is. If he could have only seen his potential

  • @SuzanneDeniseB
    @SuzanneDeniseB ปีที่แล้ว +1

    " We only have 12 people in death row".....12 is enough. Thank you Sir Trevor McDonald for being so thoughtful and respectful.

  • @sammynochains3455
    @sammynochains3455 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1502

    Its just messed up that all these people after talking for 5 minutes they look just like normal good people and then they tell you this guy killed his Wholefuckin family, thats messed up man

    • @thereeldre6553
      @thereeldre6553 3 ปีที่แล้ว +5


    • @mauilawrenceangeles7802
      @mauilawrenceangeles7802 3 ปีที่แล้ว +95

      "Don't judge a book by its cover"
      "It's the inside that matter"
      These two quotes are very real.

    • @paprikaa117
      @paprikaa117 3 ปีที่แล้ว +63

      I guess that's how they get you, "hey, he doesn't look like he'd run over his entire family with a van and then hang them from a tree!"
      And then you learn he ran over his entire family with a van and hung them off a tree

    • @matteochiarino662
      @matteochiarino662 3 ปีที่แล้ว +42

      That's the whole point, some of them might actually be "good" people, the point is showing that you don't have to necessarily be a crazy psychopath to do terrible things, all it takes is one stupid decision and you can ruin your life forever.

    • @madeanggajuliartha5428
      @madeanggajuliartha5428 3 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      @@matteochiarino662 true bro... Decision is everything 😭, hope we all be wise enough to take a decision👍

  • @ElementalLeaf
    @ElementalLeaf 3 ปีที่แล้ว +746

    Dude chilling, minding his own business, brewing a coffee

    • @Finomej
      @Finomej 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Trevor Mcdonald was always a nice respected reporter

    • @Roselyroses
      @Roselyroses 3 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      Maybe that dude is known for bottling up his anger. I don't think warden was trying to provoke the inmate because they're on camera + he's with an interviewer.

    • @CharlieBourgeois_
      @CharlieBourgeois_ 3 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@Roselyroses exactly correct

    • @TalmboutJonAfrica
      @TalmboutJonAfrica 3 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      I mean he’s on death row dude

    • @aronbeast7
      @aronbeast7 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      Imagine him throwing hot coffee on the warden XD

  • @samuelrosenbalm
    @samuelrosenbalm ปีที่แล้ว +7

    The guy who was sentenced to 170 years for a crime he committed at the age of 13 should be pardoned. It seems so unjust to keep him locked up for the rest of his life.

  • @Skittleztheif
    @Skittleztheif ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I really like that they allow some of the inmates to have pets it makes me happy

  • @yungyvette5108
    @yungyvette5108 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2671

    So dude just chilling with a cat in prison ???

    • @BettyWhite2171
      @BettyWhite2171 4 ปีที่แล้ว +234

      It's better for the cat to be in a cell instead of a tiny box in the pound. It can walk around and gets a lot of attention. Cats like to be outside but it's still better than the pound.

    • @jeannahtey531
      @jeannahtey531 4 ปีที่แล้ว +18

      Yung Vette how is he feeding this cat? They don’t have cat food in the pen

    • @BettyWhite2171
      @BettyWhite2171 4 ปีที่แล้ว +127

      @@jeannahtey531 The prisons with the cat programs provide cat food through commissary or in-house work.

    • @Nobodyishom3
      @Nobodyishom3 4 ปีที่แล้ว +95

      The dude had a whole Xbox too

    • @janetmwaura8798
      @janetmwaura8798 4 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      I know right?

  • @larae.5553
    @larae.5553 4 ปีที่แล้ว +1337

    I really like the interview guy. He seems so calm and just... nice.

    • @thatitalianmama2750
      @thatitalianmama2750 4 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      Lol I love his pinning questions

    • @maamyesmaam321
      @maamyesmaam321 3 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      Amazing at his job 👍🏾

    • @CoconutDreams123
      @CoconutDreams123 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2


    • @mikepuppetz9
      @mikepuppetz9 3 ปีที่แล้ว +32

      He's a true journalist. He treats his subjects like human beings, regardless of what they did. He listens to what they have to say and follows up with good open-ended questions. An absolute pro.

    • @shaquanarodriguez5500
      @shaquanarodriguez5500 3 ปีที่แล้ว

      He in dere wit killas thas why. 💯

  • @GloGurt
    @GloGurt 5 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    11:26 bro definitely trynna come home😂❤

  • @stevensime80
    @stevensime80 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    The inmate Sanford is a smart man the way he remembers the books he read and what he’s reading hope he gets out of there before he passes it’s a sad story

  • @jockosowner9928
    @jockosowner9928 4 ปีที่แล้ว +7163

    That cat is serving 9 life sentences

  • @kylel.9575
    @kylel.9575 4 ปีที่แล้ว +6174

    The guy who got incarcerated at 15 actually seems like a nice person. Such a shame that he commited a crime so early on

    • @SteffSau
      @SteffSau 4 ปีที่แล้ว +693

      Maybe he only became that person, because of that sentence. Sadly he didn't know earlier

    • @gladys-lindamtata2481
      @gladys-lindamtata2481 4 ปีที่แล้ว +436

      He appears very well read and eloquent. Might have become a lawyer or something

    • @empress3112
      @empress3112 4 ปีที่แล้ว +21

      Kyle L. Amen I agree,,,,

    • @mackhaddock5376
      @mackhaddock5376 4 ปีที่แล้ว +63

      It shouldnt be a crime commited as a kid or adult.

    • @peachesp7409
      @peachesp7409 4 ปีที่แล้ว +498

      The fact that he murdered 2 people at 15 for $5 though... Not many people are even capable of committing such an act

  • @GeorgeSmith-zx8vv
    @GeorgeSmith-zx8vv 10 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Yes these prison movies are the best watch them every day love them ❤ 💕 ♥ 💖 💗 😍 ❤ 💕 ♥ 💖 💗 😍

  • @andrerhopper
    @andrerhopper ปีที่แล้ว +7

    Am I the only one who does not believe a human being should receive a life sentence for a crime committed when they were 13?

    • @jaznici5083
      @jaznici5083 9 หลายเดือนก่อน

      I agree.

    • @kylaia3155
      @kylaia3155 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Well, don't do the crime, not that hard. You know right from wrong at 13, he knew what he was doing. He deserves every year he has. He took 2 lives, why should we spare his?

  • @amberhoward7807
    @amberhoward7807 3 ปีที่แล้ว +451

    I can just hear the pent up anxiety of this guy who's talking about never being able to do anything that normal teenagers and adults get to experience...

    • @1904vista
      @1904vista 3 ปีที่แล้ว +35

      It must be a nightmare living your whole life lucked up

    • @christopherlampman5579
      @christopherlampman5579 3 ปีที่แล้ว +20

      That guy was so well spoken. I was surprised.

    • @americandreams1978
      @americandreams1978 3 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Christopher Lampman that’s racist

    • @morrishbs
      @morrishbs 3 ปีที่แล้ว +18

      Agreed it's sad. But it wasn't fair to the people he murdered. Their families, parents, kids and friends. If society doesn't hold people accountable, these things won't be tragic, they will be common place. Humans are animals and if there are not rules, will will kill each other.

    • @lastword8783
      @lastword8783 3 ปีที่แล้ว +27

      @@morrishbs how do you hold a 13 year old accountable? Do you think 170 year sentence is justice for a crime committed at 13?