Posts Categorized: Execution Watch

Execution Watch: Peter Cantu, Aug. 17

Peter Cantu By Elizabeth Stein Producer, Execution Watch Texas plans to kill Peter Cantu Tuesday by lethal injection — the 16th execution this year in the nation’s busiest death chamber. Execution Watch will provide live reports from outside the building, along with a discussion of the issues and an interview with the author of Capital…read more

Two days, two executions, this is Texas

Michael Perry, slated for execution July 1 By Elizabeth SteinProducer, Execution Watch Texas is scheduled this week to execute two people in as many days, solidifying its reputation as death penalty capital of the Western world. Execution Watch will broadcast during each one RADIO PROGRAM PREVIEW EXECUTION WATCHJune 30, 2010, Wed., 6-7 pm Central TimeListen on…read more

Execution Watch: David Powell faces death Tuesday

     David Lee Powell By Elizabeth SteinProducer, Execution Watch Many Texas prison employees were not born yet in 1978 when David Powell arrived on death row; few of them could imagine the international network of support he has developed since then. But they’ll work to carry out his death sentence Tuesday, when Powell is slated…read more

Tuesday targeted for 11th Texas execution in 2010

   John Alba with one of his nine grandchildren, in the death row visiting area of the Polunsky  prison unit, Livingston, Texas. By Elizabeth Stein, ProducerExecution Watch, KPFT FM Houston Texas plans Tuesday make John Alba the 11th man executed in 2010 in the Lone Star State, putting it on track to carry out half…read more

Execution Watch: Rogelio Cannady

By Elizabeth SteinProducer, Execution Watch On Wednesday, Texas plans to execute Rogelio Cannady, the first person prosecuted under a 1993 Texas law permitting a charge of capital murder against a prisoner who kills someone while serving 99 years or life. Execution Watch will broadcast details and cover the issues. Pass the word. RADIO PROGRAM PREVIEW…read more

Execution Watch: Michael Sigala

Execution Watch will broadcast Tuesday as Texas kills Michael Sigala. He was convicted and sentenced to death at age 22 in a trial where prosecutors suppressed testimony that he is mentally ill. The featured guest will be the legal affairs director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness. If the execution is canceled, the show…read more

Execution Watch: On the execution of Kenneth Mosley

Jan. 7, 2009, Thurs., 6-7 pm CT Listen on KPFT’s HD-2 channel, 90.1 FM Houston, or Go to www.executionwatch. org at 6 p.m. CT, click on “Listen.” SCHEDULED TO BE EXECUTED KENNETH MOSLEY, 51, convicted in the 1997 death of Garland, Texas, Police Officer Michael David Moore, who responded to a call about a bank…read more

KPFT Execution Watch on November 5th

Khristian Oliver’s jury consulted the Bible before sentencing him to death. On Thursday, the state of Texas plans to carry out the sentence. If they do, Execution Watch will have a show. KPFT Houston 90.1 FM, HD-2 channelStreaming live 6-7 p.m. CT on and Texas’s badge of shame by broadcasting during executionsScheduled Dates:…read more

Christopher Coleman Execution Watch – September 22, 2009

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Texas plans to execute Christopher Coleman for a triple homicide in which he denies being the shooter and in which 11th-hour revelations have prompted some to question the fairness of his trial. If his execution takes place, we’ll broadcast. Spread the word. KPFT HD-2 Houston 90.1 FM, live at,…read more

Execution Watch: Live coverage of David Martinez's Execution

“Shining a Spotlight on Texas’s Badge of Shame Through Live Coverage of Executions.” EXECUTION WATCHFeb. 4, 2009, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Central TimeKPFT 90.1 FM, HD-2, HoustonINTERNET: At 6 p.m. CT go to, click on “Listen” *** If the execution is canceled, we’ll cancel the show. But only then. *** SCHEDULED FOR EXECUTION: DAVID MARTINEZ Texas…read more