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Home Video How Inmates in Solitary Confinement Trick the Guards | FRONTLINE

How Inmates in Solitary Confinement Trick the Guards | FRONTLINE

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In the solitary confinement unit of the Maine State Prison, inmates have devised ways of outwitting the officers. It’s called “fishing.” Inmates unravel threads from their sheets to make fishing lines. They send each other notes, newspapers, drugs, razor blades and even makeshift knives.

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