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The Harrowing Testimonies of Death Penalty Executioners

By Lucy Tiven / attn, on 1 January 2016

The accounts of the “anonymous execution teams” who implement the death penalty are chilling, and rarely reach the public sphere, because their identities are protected by stringent state laws. Rare interviews from retired corrections officers, wardens, and prison chaplains, as well as those included in the 2000 Peabody Award winning radio documentary “Witness to an Execution” give us glimpses of executioners and their experiences.

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  • Themes list Methods of Execution, Lethal Injection, Electrocution, Death Penalty,