Beyond the Bars: A former inmate returns to his roots

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Stanley Richards grew up surrounded by a life where crime was prevalent. After spending time behind bars himself, Richards devoted his life to helping former inmates re-enter society.

 

Digital components for msnbc's series, "in other news:

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March 3, 1991: 

On the same day in 1991, Rodney King is brutally beaten by four police officers, a plane flight en route to Colorado Springs suddenly crashes and Gen. Schwarzkopf successfully negotiates cease-fire terms with the Iraqis in the Persian Gulf War. 

 

 

 

October 22, 2012

Four years ago, President Obama and Gov. Romney faced off in the third presidential debate, Lance Armstrong was officially banned from Cycling for doping, and tropical storm Sandy formed in the Caribbean—two days before it becomes a hurricane.

 

 

 

October 11, 1975

Saturday Night Live premieres, Hillary Rodham and Bill Clinton wed, and “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen becomes a hit. 

 

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL COMPONENTS FOR MSNBC'S ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY, "You vote, they decide"

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Rennie Davis, National Coordinator of the Anti-War and Civil Rights Coalition in 1968 recalls the violence that surrounded the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago

Watch here: http://www.msnbc.com/documentaries/watch/you-vote-they-decide-rennie-davis-672042051858 

 

 

 

A National Convention isn't always the most orderly, high-brow affair. Take a look at the flair from the Republican convention in 1976—the scene of Gerland Ford and Ronald Reagan's epic showdown.

Watch here: http://www.msnbc.com/documentaries/watch/you-vote-they-decide-the-1976-convention-672042051857

 

The tension of the 1968 Convention boils over as fights erupt on the floor. 

Watch here: http://www.msnbc.com/documentaries/watch/you-vote-they-decide-the-1968-convention-672043587749

Part of digital segment featured on "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" (segment begins at 2:30, video at 2:53)