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At the death house door

Author: Steve JamesPeter GilbertIndependent Film Channel.Tribune Company.Kartemquin Films.All authors
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : [Distributed by] Facets Multimedia, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intimate look at the death penalty in the state of Texas through the eyes of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who served 15 years as the death house chaplain to the infamous 'Walls' prison unit in Huntsville. During Pickett's remarkable career he presided over 95 executions, including the world's first lethal injection. After each execution, Pickett recorded an audiotape account of his trip to the death chamber.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: Carroll Pickett; Carroll Pickett
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve James; Peter Gilbert; Independent Film Channel.; Tribune Company.; Kartemquin Films.; Facets Multimedia (Chicago, Ill.)
ISBN: 1565808495 9781565808492
OCLC Number: 316246132
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from feature.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: bonus scenes (28 min.); "Updates" text summary of Pickett's work ; "Carlos De Luna audiotape" narration recorded by Pickett (50 min.); theatrical trailer (3 min.); "Death Penalty Facts" PDF file; "Fact sheet" information PDF file.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Gilbert ; editors, Steve James, Aaron Wickenden ; composer, Leo Sidran.
Performer(s): Featuring Carroll Pickett and Chicago Tribune staff investigating the execution of Carlos De Luna.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Pickett in the graveyard --
Chicago Tribune --
Hostage crisis --
Going to work at the prison --
The murder of Wanda Lopez --
#1: Charlie Brooks --
The wrong man? --
#39: Ignacio Cuevas --
Good for business --
Family ties --
The Carlos De Luna tape --
Choir practice --
Re-examining the past --
The toll of the Death House --
Carlos' sister Rose --
Onto the gurney --
Last visit --
Ministry of presence --
Speaking out --
#33: Carlos De Luna --
400th execution in Texas.
Responsibility: the Independent Film Channel presents ; in association with the Chicago Tribune Company ; a Kartemquin Films production ; directed by Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; produced by Peter Gilbert, Steve James.

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An intimate look at the death penalty in the state of Texas through the eyes of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who served 15 years as the death house chaplain to the infamous 'Walls' prison unit in Huntsville. During Pickett's remarkable career he presided over 95 executions, including the world's first lethal injection. After each execution, Pickett recorded an audiotape account of his trip to the death chamber.

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