Book Discussion on Gruesome Spectacles

Austin Sarat talked about his book, Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America’s Death Penalty, in which he discussed… read more

Austin Sarat talked about his book, Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America’s Death Penalty, in which he discussed botched executions in the Unitetd States going back to 1890. In his book, Professor Sarat questions whether the methods we use to execute people can be considered cruel and unusual punishment. He spoke at Amherst Books in Massachusetts. close

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Book Discussion on Gruesome Spectacles

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Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
May 25, 2014
Last Aired:
Jun 15, 2014

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  • May 25, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 31, 2014 | 2:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2014 | 4:34am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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