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At the death house door

Author: Steve JamesPeter GilbertIndependent Film Channel.Tribune Company.Kartemquin Films.All authors
Publisher: NY : IFC-TV, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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
Nonfiction films
Documentary
Named Person: Carroll Pickett; Carroll Pickett
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve James; Peter Gilbert; Independent Film Channel.; Tribune Company.; Kartemquin Films.; OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 665067565
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Sept. 23, 2010).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Gilbert ; editors, Steve James, Aaron Wickenden ; composer, Leo Sidran.
Target Audience: Age group: TV-MA.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 493407KB).
Responsibility: the Independent Film Channel presents ; in association with the Chicago Tribune Company ; a Kartemquim Films production ; directed by Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; produced by Peter Gilbert, Steve James.

Abstract:

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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