“Shining a Spotlight on Texas’s Badge of Shame Through Live Coverage of
Feb. 4, 2009, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Central Time
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. ***
SCHEDULED FOR EXECUTION: DAVID MARTINEZ
Texas intends to execute 36-year-old Martinez, who was convicted in 1994 slaying of his
girlfriend, Carolina Prado, and her teenage son, Erik Prado, in San Antonio.
Host: RAY HILL
Ray is an ex-convict, writ writer and former general manager of KPFT. The winner of four federal police-abuse cases against the City of Houston, Ray is a long-time activist for prisoners' rights. He has lost a number of friends to the Texas death machine.
Legal Analyst: JIM
SKELTON, Esq. A legal educator and specialist in appellate law, Jim has participated in capital cases as a defense attorney and as a prosecutor.
Interview: JOHN HOLBROOK
John is a fine-art photographer and P.I. who has worked as a court-appointed investigator on capital murder cases in North Texas. His startling photographs of Texas death-row inmates are featured in an exhibit that opened in October at the Norwegian Opera house in Oslo, sponsored by Amnesty International. The story of how he came to take the photos is an odyssey in itself. His site: www.holbrookphoto.com.
Huntsville, Outside the Death House: DENNIS LONGMIRE
Dr. Longmire is a professor of criminal justice at Sam Houston State University and regular participant in vigils outside the death house.
Vigil: DAVE ATWOOD
A leader in the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
Scheanette, on Tuesday, Feb. 10. Barring a stay, we’ll have a show the same
time the state intends to kill him, 6 p.m. Central Time.