Wednesday's show on the execution in Huntsville, Texas, of Frank Moore is still scheduled. The next day, Thursday, we will cover the second execution in as many days, that of REGINALD PERKINS. Details below. Spread the word.
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“Shining a Spotlight on Texas’s Badge of Shame Through Live Coverage of Executions.”
Radio Program Preview
Jan. 22, 2009, 6:00–7:00 p.m.
KPFT 90.1 FM, HD-2, Houston
INTERNET: At 6 p.m. CT go to
www.executionwatch.org, click on “Listen”
*** If the execution is canceled, we’ll cancel the show. But only then. ***
MARKED FOR EXECUTION: REGINALD
Texas intends to kill Perkins, 53,
by lethal injection. He was convicted in the 2000 strangling death of his
64-year-old stepmother in Fort Worth.
Host: RAY HILL
Ray, an ex-convict, has helmed the PRISON SHOW at KPFT for
28 years and has visited death row many times.
Legal Analyst: JIM
A legal educator, he has worked on
capital cases as defense attorney and as prosecutor.
Interview: LINDA WHITE, Ph.D. (in Studio)
A board member of TCADP, she is active in the Victims
Outreach Program, designed to organize anti-death penalty family members of
murder Victims. She returned to school and earned a Ph.D. after her 26-year-old daughter was raped and murdered. An author and activist for restorative justice, she is a volunteer
mediator with the Victim Offender program in the Texas Department of Criminal
Justice. Gov. Rick Perry appointed her to represent victims’ issues on the
Texas State Council for Adult Offender Supervision. She is a member of
Murder Victim Families for Reconciliation. www.mvfr.org .
Huntsville, Outside the Death House: KELLY
Frequent participant in the vigils outside the death house.
Vigil: DAVE ATWOOD 832- 693- 5710
Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, www.tcadp.org.
on 1/27/2009. Barring a stay, we’ll have a show the same time the state intends
to kill him, 6 p.m. Central Time.