On the Trail of Former Death Row Inmates Joan Cheever, author of Back from the Dead, followed former death row inmates who were released when the Supreme Court ruled the death penalty unconstitutional in 1972.
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On the Trail of Former Death Row Inmates

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On the Trail of Former Death Row Inmates

On the Trail of Former Death Row Inmates

On the Trail of Former Death Row Inmates

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Joan Cheever, author of Back from the Dead, followed former death row inmates who were released when the Supreme Court ruled the death penalty unconstitutional in 1972.

Cheever talks to Steve Inskeep about what she found.

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