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Bill Kurtis and the Death Penalty

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Illinois's string of wrongful convictions has made some people rethink their views on capital punishment—including legendary Chicago journalist Bill Kurtis, host of A&E's award-winning Cold Case Files and Investigative Reports. Kurtis chronicles his personal and legal exploration of the U.S. capital punishment system in his book, The Death Penalty on Trial: Crisis in American Justice (PublicAffairs, 2004).

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