Friday, April 23, 2010

Facts of Capital Punishment and Mental Disability or Mental Illness

A collection of clips created by five students at The University of Texas at Austin showing how the media portrays mentally ill or mentally disabled persons facing capital punishment. This video hopes to correct the misrepresentation of the said subject by bringing out the facts. Link to Youtube video.

Produced by:
William Brown
Ken Stambaugh (video editor)
Taha Ahmed
Shreya Sigdel
Steven Rodriguez

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I did not know about this issue until I saw this video. Great work! I can't believe mentally retarded people are executed.