Maura Grady interviewed for her expertise on "Shawshank Redemption"

Sun, 10/31/2021 - 23:34 --

9/15/21 Maura Grady, an associate professor of English at Ashland University, was one of two featured guests on "Across the Fence," a program on WCAX-TV in Vermont. She co-authored a book on "The Shawshank Experience: Tracking the History of the World's Favorite Movie" and gave a few of her thoughts about the powerful film.

Grady discussed "Shawshank Redemption's" broad-based popularity, how the Ohio State Reformatory and Mansfield area are tourist destinations today as fans visit filming locations, the many important messages in the film, and much more.   

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