This medal was chosen as the 91st issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series in 1975.
The obverse bears stylized prisoners behind bars. To left and right, COURAGE / HOPE; at lower right, (FS monogram) / 1975©
The reverse bears stylized bird in flight. Around, PRISON WALLS CANNOT CONTROL THE FLIGHT OF THE SOUL
The oval medal measures 65mm x 84mm and was produced by the Medallic Art Company. It is reported to have struck 1,350 pieces in bronze and 185 in silver.