Unless a stay is issued, the show will broadcast from 6 to 7 p.m., Central Time, streaming at: www.executionwatch.org > Listen. The events will also be discussed on Facebook > Execution Watch.
TEXAS PLANS TO EXECUTE:
JESSE HERNANDEZ, 47, convicted in the 2001 beating death of a 10-month-old boy he was babysitting in West Dallas. Police linked Hernandez to the slaying through traces of his DNA mixed with the boy’s blood on a pillowcase and an article of clothing.
Host: MARLO BLUE, anchor of the afternoon news at KPFT, where she has also held leadership roles behind the scenes..
Legal Analyst: JIM SKELTON, a legal educator and retired attorney who has seen capital trials from both the prosecution defense tables. Joining him will be criminal defense attorneys SUSAN ASHLEY and LARRY DOUGLAS.
Featured Interview: DAVID GARDNER, author most recently of Peculiar Institution: America’s Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition, he is professor of law and sociology at New York University. The UK native was a founding editor of Edinburgh Law Review and was founding editor-in-chief of Punishment and Society: The International Journal of Penology.
Reporter, Death House, Huntsville: GLORIA RUBAC founder and leader, Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement, abolitionmovement.org.
Reporter, Vigil, Huntsvile: DAVE ATWOOD, a founder of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, he’ll be escorting a group of high school students in Huntsville www.tcadp.org.
NEXT SCHEDULED EXECUTION
On April 26, Texas plans to kill BEUNKA ADAMS. We’ll broadcast; see executionwatch.org.
PRODUCER: Elizabeth, eliza.tx.usa @gmail.com.
STUDIO ENGINEER: Doyle.
THEME: By Victoria Panetti, SheMonster International, myspace.com/shemonster.