Is the Death Penalty Dead?

The first prize-winning video for the high school section, Is the Death Penalty Dead?, was produced by Scott Hemphill, an 11th grade… read more

The first prize-winning video for the high school section, Is the Death Penalty Dead?, was produced by Scott Hemphill, an 11th grade student at Broken Arrow Senior High School in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The video examined the topic of the death penalty through interviews with citizens and C-SPAN footage of advocates and experts.

C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary exploring a current political topic using some C-SPAN footage and covering multiple viewpoints. The local cable company was Cox Communications. close

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Is the Death Penalty Dead?

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Program ID:
191990-3
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2006

Airing Details

  • Apr 12, 2006 | 6:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2006 | 3:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 2006 | 3:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2