The Wall Street Journal
Prisoners Surprised by Reaction After Defeating Harvard in Debate
When three inmates at a New York maximum-security prison beat Harvard College in a debate last month, they said they simply wanted to compete and show the power of a prison education.
They never expected what happened next. The Wall Street Journal’s article on their victory became a hit on social media, drew news coverage around the world and brought scores of inquiries from movie producers jostling for film rights.