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Fourteen days in May

Author: Edward Earl JohnsonJenny BarracloughPaul HamannTom WickerBritish Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May 1987, Edward Earl Johnson was executed at Parchman Penitentiary in Mississippi. This film focuses on the legal mechanism for execution and the intense ethical debate surrounding it. Johnson is interviewed at length. Questions arising from that interview explore such issues as whether the death penalty is ever justified, whether it is disproportionately used against minorities, and whether legal avenues of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Edward Earl Johnson; Edward Earl Johnson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Earl Johnson; Jenny Barraclough; Paul Hamann; Tom Wicker; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40193360
Notes: Videocassette release of a documentary originally produced in 1987.
"Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc."
Credits: Photography, Patrick O'Shea ; film editor, Andrew Willsmore.
Cast: Narrator, Tom Wicker.
Description: 1 videocassette (88 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: 14 days in May
Capital punishment debate
Responsibility: BBC ; executive producer, Jenny Barraclough ; directed and produced by Paul Hamann.

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In May 1987, Edward Earl Johnson was executed at Parchman Penitentiary in Mississippi. This film focuses on the legal mechanism for execution and the intense ethical debate surrounding it. Johnson is interviewed at length. Questions arising from that interview explore such issues as whether the death penalty is ever justified, whether it is disproportionately used against minorities, and whether legal avenues of appeal are sufficient, or overly-weighted in favor of criminals.

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