On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Texas plans to execute Christopher Coleman for a triple homicide in which he denies being the shooter and in which 11th-hour revelations have prompted some to question the fairness of his trial. If his execution takes place, we'll broadcast. Spread the word.
KPFT HD-2 Houston 90.1 FM, www.kpft.org/
Streaming live at www.executionwatch.org, 6-7 pm CT
Spotlighting Texas's badge of shame by broadcasting during executions
Currently Scheduled Dates: www.tdcj.state.tx.us/stat/scheduledexecutions.htm
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WATCH – RUNDOWN
Sept. 22, 2009, Tuesday, 6-7 p.m. Central Time
KPFT 90.1 FM, HD2, Houston
INTERNET: Go to www.executionwatch.org at 6 p.m. CT, click on “Listen”
SCHEDULED TO BE EXECUTED CHRISTOPHER COLEMAN, 37, convicted in a 1995 Houston shooting that left a toddler and two men dead. Although Coleman admitted being at the scene, he has steadfastly denied being the shooter.
Host: OTIS MCCLAY
A veteran journalist and broadcaster, Otis has contributed to the Pacifica
Radio Network in roles ranging from program management to technology
consultation. He co-hosts KPFT’s The Monitor on Mondays.
Legal Analyst: JIM SKELTON
Jim is a native Texan who has earned a position as respected legal educator and specialist in appellate law. He has appeared before the bench in capital trials as a defense attorney and as a prosecutor.
Featured Interview: To Be Announced.
Reporter, Huntsville, Outside the Death House: GLORIA RUBAC, leader, Texas Abolition Movement.
Reporter, Houston Vigil: DAVE ATWOOD,
board member, Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, www.tcadp.org.
NEXT SCHEDULED EXECTION
On Thursday, Texas plans to execute Kenneth Mosley. If that happens, we’ll have a show. Details on our website, www.executionwatch.org.
TECHNICAL ISSUES: Technical
Director OTIS MACLAY omaclay @gmail.com
THEME MUSIC by VICTORIA PANETTI, www.myspace.com/shemonster
MEDIA CONTACT: Sr. Producer ELIZABETH ANN STEIN
”If the execution is canceled, we’ll cancel the show. But only then.”