Shane Smith

President Obama and Vice head to prison in Fixing the System trailer

Barack Obama has become the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison, and Vice was there to document it.

A new trailer for the HBO special Fixing the System offers a glimpse of the commander in chief’s tour of El Reno, a medium-security penitentiary in Oklahoma, with Vice founder Shane Smith in July. While there, Obama met with prison inmates and staff as part of the documentary examining the many interlocking pieces — and flaws — of the criminal justice system.

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