Pentonville Prison


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Textual Production Pamela Hansford Johnson
PHJ lectured widely in the USA. She mentions a talk, On Being a Broadcaster, at Pentonville Prison in London, which she found a place of horror.
Johnson, Pamela Hansford. Important to Me. Macmillan; Scribner.


1842: Pentonville Prison, based on the American...

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Pentonville Prison , based on the American model of convict isolation, opened.

3 August 1916: In the aftermath of the Easter Rising, Irish...

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3 August 1916

In the aftermath of the Easter Rising, Irish nationalist Roger Casement , formerly Sir Roger, was executed for treason at Pentonville Prison in London for attempting to smuggle a shipment of German arms to Ireland.


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