Texas Book Festival Episodes

2003, TV Show

Episode Detail: Witness to an Execution: Capital Punishment in America - Texas Book Festival

A panel discussion with historian Thomas Cahill ("A Saint on Death Row"), lawyer David R. Dow ("The Autobiography of an Execution") and journalist Robert K. Elder ("Last Words of the Executed").

Episodes: Texas Book Festival (52)

1/14/2012: Panel on Arab Spring
11/26/2011: Robert Morgan: Lions of the West
11/14/2011: Panel on American Debt
11/13/2011: Juan Williams: Muzzled
10/22/2011: Dana Priest: Top Secret America
12/4/2010: S.C. Gwynne: Empire of the Summer Moon
11/6/2010: C.J. Chivers: The Gun
11/6/2010: Karl Rove: Courage and Consequence
10/17/2010: Famous Fugitives
10/17/2010: Panel on President Obama
10/17/2010: The Drug Wars: Dispatches From the Border
10/17/2010: Ingrid Betancourt
10/17/2010: Sam Harris: The Moral Landscape
10/16/2010: Molly Caldwell Crosby: Asleep; Rebecca Skloot: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
10/16/2010: Eugene Robinson
10/16/2010: Age of Titans Panel
10/16/2010: ¡Poder!: Mexican American Civil Rights Struggles in Texas
10/16/2010: Michele Norris in Conversation With Isabel Wilkerson
10/16/2010: Witness to an Execution: Capital Punishment in America
1/16/2010: Howard Campbell: Drug War Zone
1/16/2010: James Boylston and Allen Wiener: David Crockett in Congress
12/12/2009: Lucas Powe Jr.: The Supreme Court and the American Elite
11/8/2009: Frank Luntz: What Americans Really Want...Really
11/9/2008: America---United We Stand?
11/9/2008: Bubblin' Crude---The Life and Times of Oil
11/9/2008: Memo to the President-Elect
11/9/2008: The War Over American Ideals
2/17/2008: Marcus Luttrell and Brandon Friedman on the War in Afghanistan
12/31/2007: Trish Wood: What Was Asked of Us---An Oral History of the Iraq War
12/26/2007: Tribute to Molly Ivins
12/8/2007: The Onion Presents 'Our Dumb World: Atlas of the Planet Earth'
12/1/2007: Sherman Alexie: Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
3/11/2007: Kati Marton: The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World
2/18/2007: Candice Millard: The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
1/21/2007: Thomas Cahill: Mysteries of the Middle Ages
1/7/2007: H.W. Brands: The Money Men: The History of American Capitalism
11/24/2006: Malika Oufkir: Freedom: The Story of My Second Life
11/24/2006: Joan Cheever: Back for the Dead: One Man's Search for the Men Who Walked Off America's Death Row
11/24/2006: Clark Kent Ervin: Open Target: Where America Is Most Vulnerable to Attack
11/24/2006: John Moe: Conservatize Me
11/23/2006: David Oshinsky: Polio: An American History
11/23/2006: Noah McCullough: The Essential Book of Presidential Triva
11/23/2006: Sonia Nazario: Enrique's Journey
11/18/2006: Alicia Shepard: Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate
12/19/2005: Civil Rights Panel
11/19/2005: Drug Trade Panel
11/5/2005: Truth and Lies in Journalism
11/5/2005: Kinky Friedman: Texas Hold 'Em
10/29/2005: Bill Clinton: Keynote Address
10/29/2005: David McCullough: 1776
10/29/2005: When the News Went Live: Dallas 1963 Panel
10/29/2005: John Hope Franklin and Dan Rather

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