Pen and Prendergast

Zacarias Moussaoui is heading for Supermax, the federal prison in Florence. At 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. today, Alan Prendergast will discuss Supermax with KCFR's Ryan Warner on Colorado Matters. For a collection of Prendergast pieces on prison, see our "Crime and Punishment" archives.

KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
Contact: Patricia Calhoun