Many people thought Laura Bates was out of her mind when she offered to teach Shakespeare in the maximum security wing of an Indiana prison. But the prisoners found a deep connection with the playwright's words. Laura Bates talks about her experience in her new book Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard. She speaks with host Michel Martin.
Teaching Shakespeare In A Maximum Security Prison
By editor • Apr 22, 2013
Originally published on April 22, 2013 11:01 am