The Death Penalty

The Death Penalty

Executions in the U.S. top 1,000 since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. At the same time, public support for the death penalty has dropped and high-profile clemency petitions land governors and their decisions in the...

Executions in the U.S. top 1,000 since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. At the same time, public support for the death penalty has dropped and high-profile clemency petitions land governors and their decisions in the news.

Guests

Joshua Marquis

District Attorney, Astoria Oregon
also serves as a VP, National District Attorneys Association

Diann Rust-Tierney

Executive Director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

Peter Slevin

national reporter for the Washington Post, based in Chicago

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