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American justice : death penalty

Author: Bill KurtisRonnie HessJonathan TowersKurtis Productions.Towers Productions, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : A & E Home Video : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, 2002, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the arguments for and against capital punishment. Presents the case of Caryl Chessman, a rapist, kidnapper, and jailhouse lawyer who appealed his sentence for twelve years. Follows with a discussion of other capital cases, and the constitutional fight over the death penalty.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: Caryl Chessman; Caryl Chessman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Kurtis; Ronnie Hess; Jonathan Towers; Kurtis Productions.; Towers Productions, Inc.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; A & E Home Video (Firm); History Channel (Television network); Nugus/Martin Productions, Ltd.
ISBN: 0767069242 9780767069243
OCLC Number: 57453431
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may fail to play on some DVD equipment.
"The History Channel."
DVD release of a program from the television series, American justice. Program originally aired on February 9, 1994.
Credits: Camera, T. Eric Albright ... [et al.] ; executive producers, Bill Kurtis, Jonathan Towers ; tape editor, Neal Oswald ; original music, Eric Sproull.
Performer(s): Host, Bill Kurtis.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Recorded DVD.
Other Titles: Death penalty
American justice (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Kurtis Productions, Ltd. and Towers Productions, Inc. ; produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. in association with Arts & Entertainment Networks ; writer, Ronnie Hess.

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Examines the arguments for and against capital punishment. Presents the case of Caryl Chessman, a rapist, kidnapper, and jailhouse lawyer who appealed his sentence for twelve years. Follows with a discussion of other capital cases, and the constitutional fight over the death penalty.

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