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The Exchange, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Our Guests:

Molly Gill, Director of Federal Legislative Affairs FAMM

Gill works with policymakers, the media, and the public to promote sentences that protect public safety and that are humane, individualized, and fit both the crime and the offender. Molly, thanks for being with us.

Mandy Martinson was incarcerated under a mandatory-minimums policy in Iowa for nearly 15 years for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense. She was released after more than 14 years in prison by a clemency order from President Barack Obama.  She now lives in Mason City. Mandy now lives and works in Mason City, thanks for joining us.

Also Morningside College History Professor Bruce Forbes talks about the cultural history of Memorial Day and Dave Madsen talks about the summer concerts at the bandshell in Grandview Park.

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