IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.
  • Black playwrights take center stage on Broadway (Part 1)

    03:46
  • Black playwrights take center stage on Broadway (Part 2)

    02:24
  • Family of Afghan baby handed to U.S. Marine in Kabul shares their story (Part 1)

    02:36
  • Family of Afghan baby handed to U.S. Marine in Kabul shares their story (Part 2)

    02:41
  • Henry Montgomery, who paved the way for juvenile lifers to seek parole, free after nearly 58 years (Part 1)

    04:08
  • Henry Montgomery, who paved the way for juvenile lifers to seek parole, free after nearly 58 years (Part 2)

    02:43
  • Cure Violence hopes to interrupt crime for a safer St. Louis (Part 1)

    01:58
  • Cure Violence hopes to interrupt crime for a safer St. Louis (Part 2)

    02:55
  • Extended: Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley on their nonprofit's mission (Part 1)

    02:27
  • Extended: Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley on their nonprofit's mission (Part 2)

    01:42
  • How one Afghan school teaches girls to code despite Taliban takeover (Part 1)

    02:25
  • How one Afghan school teaches girls to code despite Taliban takeover (Part 2)

    02:44
  • Survivors of Native American boarding schools discuss dark history in the U.S. (Part 1)

    10:50
  • Survivors of Native American boarding schools discuss dark history in the U.S. (Part 2)

    09:52
  • Shrinking salmon, fewer clams: Climate change devastating seafood industry (Part 1)

    01:58
  • Shrinking salmon, fewer clams: Climate change devastating seafood industry (Part 2)

    03:08
  • Health program for 9/11 survivors and first responders 'haphazardly' run, members say (Part 1)

    03:17
  • Health program for 9/11 survivors and first responders 'haphazardly' run, members say (Part 2)

    03:42
  • Inside the 'shark tooth capital of the world' (Part 1)

    02:09
  • Inside the 'shark tooth capital of the world' (Part 2)

    02:14

Henry Montgomery, who paved the way for juvenile lifers to seek parole, free after nearly 58 years (Part 2)

02:43

Lester Holt first met Henry Montgomery in 2019, while he was embedded inside the Louisiana State Penitentiary for Dateline. Montgomery, who was convicted of murder at 17, took his case to the Supreme Court and paved the way for juvenile lifers to seek the possibility of freedom. After he was denied parole in 2019, this week Montgomery walked out of Angola as a free man.