Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke’s Grandmother

Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke’s Grandmother

In this extended web-only interview, Sister Helen Prejean talks about the 20th anniversary of her landmark book "Dead Man Walking," that chronicles her years of anti-death penalty activism. [includes rush transcript]

In this extended web-only interview, Sister Helen Prejean talks about the 20th anniversary of her landmark book "Dead Man Walking," that chronicles her years of anti-death penalty activism. [includes rush transcript]

Democracy Now! speaks with Sister Helen Prejean, whose bestselling book, "Dead Man Walking," was turned into the Academy Award-winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. Sister Helen is the founder of Survive, a victims’ advocacy group in New Orleans, she continues to counsel not only inmates on death row, but also the families of murder victims. "Dead Man Walking" is the journey of a Catholic nun accompanying inmates sentenced to death and her campaign to abolish the death penalty.

Democracy Now! speaks with Sister Helen Prejean, whose bestselling book, "Dead Man Walking," was turned into the Academy Award-winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. Sister Helen is the founder of Survive, a victims’ advocacy group in New Orleans, she continues to counsel not only inmates on death row, but also the families of murder victims. "Dead Man Walking" is the journey of a Catholic nun accompanying inmates sentenced to death and her campaign to abolish the death penalty.

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Sister Helen Prejean of Dead Man Walking fame. May 18, 2009

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Sister Helen Prejean of Dead Man Walking fame. May 18, 2009

Sister Helen Prejean gave an amazing talk and was wonderful to spend time with.

Sister Helen Prejean gave an amazing talk and was wonderful to spend time with.

Women of the Year annual lecture - Sister Helen Prejean on campaigning against the death penalty

Women of the Year annual lecture - Sister Helen Prejean on campaigning against the death penalty

Sister Helen Prejean! Author of "Dead Man Walking" speaking in San Francisco May 9th!

Sister Helen Prejean! Author of "Dead Man Walking" speaking in San Francisco May 9th!

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