Helen Prejean
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Helen Prejean

Helen Prejean, C.S.J. is a Roman Catholic nun, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph, and a leading American advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. Wikipedia*

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Helen Prejean has eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1993 House Committee as a Board Chair for the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 6,741 views per program. Most common tags: Death Penalty, Religious Issues.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2001 - Present Executive Director, Ministry Against the Death Penalty Videos: 4

Previously

Board Chair, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty c. January 1, 1993 - c. January 1, 1995 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Death Penalty and Criminal Justice

    Death Penalty and Criminal Justice

    Bryan Stevenson talked about the death penalty and the U.S. criminal justice system. Mr. Stevenson, the author of the book Just Mercy: A…

  • Non-Violence in the 21st Century

    Non-Violence in the 21st Century

    The Dalai Lama, Helen Prejean, and Vincent Harding, who wrote speeches for Martin Luther King, discussed religion, violence,…

  • Interfaith Gathering

    Interfaith Gathering

    As a prelude to the opening of the Democratic National Convention, religious leaders led an interfaith service for delegates…

  • After Words with Helen Prejean

    After Words with Helen Prejean

    Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Victoria Toensing interviewed Sister Helen Prejean about her book The Death of…

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