NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
kcur_89.3_up_to_date.png
Up To Date

Diving Into Prison History At Leavenworth

Leavenworth-prisonAmericasroof.jpg
Americasroof
/
Wikimedia Commons

Have you ever wanted to take a peek at the case files of mobsters, bootleggers or even murderers?

On Monday's Up to Date, we look into the historical underbelly of Leavenworth Penitentiary as we delve into its records with a local archivist.

Guest:

  • Jake Ersland, archivist with the National Archives in Kansas City

HEAR MORE: Jake Ersland speaks at 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Central branch of the Kansas City Public Library, 14 W. 10th St. in Kansas city, Mo.

Tags

Up To DateLeavenworthprisonNational Archives
Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.