Go inside one of the newest high-tech maximum-security prisons in the United StatesAlexander Correctional Institution in Taylorsville, North Carolina. In this prison, which has earned the nickname "hell" from inmates, see how officers use sophisticated technologyand unconventional methodsto keep a "choke hold" on its violent prisoners. National Geographic uncovers the secrets behind this penitentiary and demonstrates how it has been specifically built to prevent any kind of inmate escape attempts.
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National Geographic DVD Exclusives
For the first time ever, National Geographic presents its programming in DVD-R format. Available exclusively through this site, you can now own more of our award-winning specials and documentaries in a high-quality DVD format.
How our DVDs and DVD-Rs Differ
Customers who purchase programs in the NG DVD Exclusives Library will receive a non-interactive, play only disc. There is no chaptering information on these DVDs, but there are chapter marks approximately every five minutes, which make it easy to fast forward through a program. The DVD-R format provides the digital video and audio quality you expect from all of our DVDs.
NOTE: The NG DVD Exclusives titles are not closed-captioned. We apologize for any inconvenience this limitation may cause.