Historically, executions of criminals were often a public event. Now, Timothy McVeigh has requested that his execution be televised nationwide. A discussion of the pros and cons of public executions.


  • Wendy Lesser Author of "Pictures at an Execution" (Harvard Press)
  • Carl Gottlieb Deputy Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism
  • Paul Leighton Assistant Professor of Criminology, Eastern Michigan University
  • John Sinquefield First Assistant District Attorney in the 19th Judicial District of Louisiana (Baton Rogue)

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