Director Richie Elson | Studio Interview

Filmmaker Richie Elson joins us to discuss why he made the documentary on the prison break, and his interviews with the prison’s former superintendent, Steve Racette, and Gene Palmer, the only corrections officer charged in the escape.

Watch our extended interview with Director Richie Elson on former prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell, and his interview with key players including retired NY State Police Sergeant Jay Cook who talks, in-depth, for the first time about the 23-day manhunt and capturing escaped inmate David Sweat: