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Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continued

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Helen Prejean, CSJ, is the author of the Pulitzer-nominated Dead Man Walking (Random House, 1993) and more recently The Death of Innocents (Random House, 2004), both eyewitness accounts of the death penalty in the United States. Over the past 15 years, she has accompanied six death row inmates to their executions. In the fourth annual Prophetic Voices of the Church lecture, she details her ongoing fight in the years before and since Dead Man Walking against the injustices of the death penalty.

Prejean is introduced by Heather Gatnarek '05, a member of the Community of Sant'Egidio at Boston College.

Format: Lecture followed by Q&A
Length: 93

Presenter(s): Helen Prejean, CSJ

Date: March 16, 2005

Location: Robsham Theater, Boston College

Sponsor(s): The Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/prejean/

The information on this page is accurate as of March 2005