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KYW Flashback: Murder & Mayhem Behind Walls Of Holmesburg, Graterford Prisons

It was late February 1971, and KYW reported that Philadelphia police were scouring Roxborough for the killer who shot to death a 16 year veteran officer, Joseph Kelly.

02/25/2015

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New Book Documents Cold War Experiments On Kids

“Against Their Will,” looks at how thousands of institutionalized children during the Cold War were subjected to dangerous medical tests.

07/07/2013

Art Exhibit Tells The Story Of Holmesburg Prison

A local arts organization opens a new exhibit at Moore College of Art, today, that tells the story of Philadelphia’s infamous Holmesburg Prison.

01/28/2012