Death Penalty

The committee conducts a third hearing on death penalty legislation. The proceedings focus on race discrimination and capital… read more

The committee conducts a third hearing on death penalty legislation. The proceedings focus on race discrimination and capital sentencing decisions in jurisdictions throughout the United States. Legal expert studies are presented to reveal that defendants who kill whites are more likely to receive the death penalty than defendants who kill blacks. Black defendants are more likely than white defendants to receive the death penalty. close

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Death Penalty

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Program ID:
9444-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 7, 1989
Last Aired:
Oct 10, 1989

Airing Details

  • Oct 07, 1989 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 1989 | 11:53am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 1989 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 10, 1989 | 3:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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