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The Autobiography of an Execution

by David R. Dow

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A lawyer and head of the Texas Defender Service argues against capital punishment as he explores the cases of criminals condemned to death.

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The gurney used to restrain condemned prisoners during the lethal injection process is shown in the Texas death house in Huntsville, Texas. Pat Sullivan/AP Photo hide caption

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