Author Miriam Pawel On How Pat And Jerry Brown Influenced Criminal Justice

Nov 6, 2020

Former California Governors Pat and Jerry Brown collectively led the state for 24 years, and in that time played a significant role shaping California's courts and incarceration policies. Miriam Pawel, author of “The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Helped Shape a Nation,” will discuss the Brown family legacy on criminal justice at a CSU Bakersfield Public History Institute event Thursday, Nov. 12. In advance of that talk, Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock speaks with Pawel about the upcoming event and her thoughts on the 2020 election.