Series which tells the stories of Britain's most troubled kids and follows their lives behind bars at a secure unit for children.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Kids Behind Bars - Soledad O'Brien - Netflix
María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien (born September 19, 1966) is an American broadcast journalist and executive producer. Currently, O'Brien is the anchor for Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien, a nationally syndicated weekly political show owned by Hearst Television. She is chairwoman of Starfish Media Group, a multi-platform media production company and distributor that she founded in 2013. O'Brien has appeared as a television anchor and correspondent on MSNBC, CNN, Al Jazeera America, HBO, and TechTV. From 2003 to 2007, O'Brien co-anchored CNN's American Morning. From 2012 to 2013, O'Brien was the anchor of CNN's morning news program, Starting Point. In 2013, O'Brien became special correspondent on the Al Jazeera America news program, America Tonight. Also in 2013, O'Brien became a correspondent on HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.
Kids Behind Bars - Other work - Netflix
In 2009, O'Brien completed a documentary titled Latino In America, documenting the lives of Latinos living in America. She continued working as a reporter for CNN, mainly hosting “In America” documentaries, and occasionally filled in for Anderson Cooper on Anderson Cooper 360. She also anchored exit poll coverage during CNN's coverage of the primaries and caucuses in the 2008 United States presidential race, and filled in for Paula Zahn on Paula Zahn Now before Zahn left CNN in 2007. O'Brien anchored a CNN special, Black in America, in July 2007. The program documented the successes, struggles, and complex issues faced by black men, women and families 40 years after the death of Martin Luther King Jr. In the first installment, O'Brien investigated how James Earl Ray, an armed robber and escaped convict, had already spent a year on the run just a month before his path collided with Dr. King in Memphis, Tennessee. In “The Black Woman & Family”, O'Brien explored the varied experiences of black women and families and investigated the disturbing statistics of single parenthood, racial disparities between students, and the devastating toll of HIV/AIDS. The fifth installment of the Black in America series aired in December 2012.
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