Sixty years after giving up on the transorbital lobotomy, the United States Penitentiary in Odessa is getting a new program. It's just as promising, with none of the mess. And the Long-term Inmate Research and Rehabilitation group says it's completely reversible.
They say it's been a huge success everywhere they've tried it.
And that the details are classified.
Marcia Trembley, a correctional unit supervisor for USP Odessa, has worked with inmates for long enough to know that there's no such thing as a magic bullet for rehabilitation. She can see history repeating itself. If only someone, anyone, would believe her....