Oprah Winfrey and CDCR Secretary Scott Kernan
Photo by Deputy Press Secretary Terry Thornton

CBS News 60 Minutes special contributor Oprah Winfrey recently visited Pelican Bay State Prison and California State Prison-Solano to report on the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) reforms to Security Housing Units (SHU). During her visit to both prisons, she spoke with inmates. She also interviewed CDCR Secretary Scott Kernan in an empty SHU pod at Pelican Bay about recent changes at CDCR, including gang management and rehabilitation.

Winfrey’s report will broadcast on CBS News 60 Minutes Sunday, October 22 at 7 pm Pacific Time.

Additional information can be found at https://www.cbsnews.com/videos/oprah-winfrey-goes-inside-pelican-bay-state-prison/