After Words with Helen Prejean
Helen Prejean is a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Medaille and lives in Louisiana.
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Victoria Toensing interviewed Sister Helen Prejean about her book The Death of Innocents: An… read more
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General Victoria Toensing interviewed Sister Helen Prejean about her book The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions, published by Random House. She was also the author of Dead Man Walking, published by Vintage, which was made into a motion picture. Among the topics she addressed were her views on the death penalty, conditions on death row, and the continuing impact of capital punishment.
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Helen Prejean Executive Director Ministry Against the Death Penalty
Victoria Toensing Attorney
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