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The 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, 1996, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : 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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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: 1565019105 9781565019102
OCLC Number: 36269407
Notes: "The History Channel."
Videocassette release of a program from the television series, American justice.
Credits: Camera, T. Eric Albright [and others] ; executive producers, Bill Kurtis, Jonathan Towers ; tape editor, Neal Oswald ; original music, Eric Sproull.
Performer(s): Host, Bill Kurtis.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: 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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