Waves of Redemption

Luxuries are few for America’s prisoners these days, but in Louisiana, radio station KLSP caters exclusively to their needs. It’s only natural: the station, which a 100-watt signal and a $48 weekly payroll, “is the nation’s only licensed prison radio station, [and] finds its most dedicated audience and inspiration for its core mission: spreading the word of Jesus (and an occasional message from the warden) to men doomed to die behind bars… The prison’s Christian-based message has been so successful at keeping the peace that other states have referred to it as a model.”