Sunday, July 7, 2013

20 Years After "Dead Man Walking"

"The ten southern states that practiced slavery do 80% of all the executions
in this country."
Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ

Sister Helen Prejean is well known for being the author of the best-selling book, Dead Man Walking:  An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States.  On this 20th anniversary of the publication of the book, it has been published again with an introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and with a new subtitle:  The Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty that Sparked a National Debate.

CLICK HERE to see Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!, interview Sister Helen Prejean on her decades of death penalty activism.

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