Amanpour and Company

Sister Helen Prejean on Fighting the Death Penalty

Clip: 08/16/2019 | 2m 59s Video has closed captioning.

In the wake of the Trump administration reinstating the federal death penalty, Christiane speaks with renowned campaigner Sister Helen Prejean. Prejean is best known as the author of "Dead Man Walking," which was subsequently adapted into a film of the same name. She joins the program to discuss executions, campaigning, and her latest book, which reflects on her life at age 80.

Aired: 08/16/19

Rating: NR

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