RobertJames Bidinotto, whose 3-part series on "Crime and Consequences"
appeared in the July, August, and September 1989 issues of The freeman, is a
StaffWriter forReaders Digest and ajournalist and lecturerwhospecializes in
cultural and political issues.
He is the author of "Getting Away With Murder" in the July 1988Readers
Digest, which, during the 1988 Presidential election campaign, stirreda
national controversy about crime and the Massachusetts prison furlough