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Life After Murder

Monday, October 15, 2012

Journalist Nancy Mullane tells the story of five convicted murderers sentenced to life with the possibility of parole, who discover after decades in prison that a second chance, if it comes at all, is also the challenge of a lifetime. Her book Life After Murder: Five Men in Search of Redemption follows their legal battles to make good on the state’s promise of parole, and the how they changed after so many years in prison. 

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Comments [2]

DTorres from Manhattan

The returning veterans from Iraq & Afghanistan, are all trained killers,
that more than likely have killed many, not just one.
Yet they are considered heroes and these men are called "convicted murderers".
I have wondered about this in the past.
Harry Truman dropped a bomb on Japan and killed thousands,
some die because of radiation poisoning, cancer years after, yet
he is treated like a fine person.

Bush II dropped bombs on Iraq, how many dead?

They killed more than any person on death row.

Oct. 15 2012 06:01 PM
Louie from nj

Nice show... one question that was not addressed in the part about employment after prison. As a member of society, how do you feel about having someone sent to your home that has a criminal record, no less a murder? The pizza delivery guy? a tradesman? Do you want to know abou tit in advance, do you hold that person's employer responsible as a guarantor of your safety?

As an employer or business owner, how could possibly justify sending that convicted murderer to somenone's home?

Look, we don't blink at laws restriciting sexual predators, but I hardly think member of the public have a particular "soft spot" in thier hearts for murderers.

Tough call!!!!

Oct. 15 2012 02:34 PM

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