Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke’s Grandmother

Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke's Grandmother

Democracy Now! speaks with Sister Helen Prejean, whose bestselling book, "Dead Man Walking," was turned into the Academy Award-winning film starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn. Sister Helen is the founder of Survive, a victims’ advocacy group in New Orleans, she continues to counsel not only inmates on death row, but also the families of murder victims. "Dead Man Walking" is the journey of a Catholic nun accompanying inmates sentenced to death and her campaign to abolish the death penalty.

Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate / Helen Prejean.

In this extended web-only interview, Sister Helen Prejean talks about the 20th anniversary of her landmark book "Dead Man Walking," that chronicles her years of anti-death penalty activism. [includes rush transcript]

In this extended web-only interview, Sister Helen Prejean talks about the anniversary of her landmark book "Dead Man Walking," that chronicles her years of anti-death penalty activism.

A Life Against Death: The Work of Sister Helen Prejean

A Life Against Death: The Work of Sister Helen Prejean. A short film by University of Oregon student, Michelle Bagoyo.

Dead Man Walking Sister Helen Prejean Paperback Book, Sister Helen Prejean

Dead Man Walking Sister Helen Prejean Paperback Book, Sister Helen Prejean

Dead Man Walking: The Eyewitness Account Of The Death Penalty That Sparked a National Debate: Helen Prejean, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Susan .

Sister Mary Prejean has some powerful words to say about forgiveness.

Sister Helen Prejean: The nun behind the best-selling Dead Man Walking book & movie (in which she was played by Susan Sarandon) offers a Christianity that's…

Sister Helen Prejean gave an amazing talk and was wonderful to spend time with.

Sister Helen Prejean gave an amazing talk and was wonderful to spend time with.

Oklahoma is about to execute a man who is probably innocent. Please sign Sister Helen's petition to Governor Fallin that requests Fallin grant the man a reprieve so his lawyers can work toward defending his innocence!

Oklahoma is about to execute a man who is probably innocent. Please sign Sister Helen's petition to Governor Fallin that requests Fallin grant the man a reprieve so his lawyers can work toward defending his innocence!

Women of the Year annual lecture - Sister Helen Prejean on campaigning against the death penalty

A legal showdown is brewing over whether death penalty opponent Sister Helen Prejean can testify on behalf of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Sister Helen Prejean of Dead Man Walking fame. May 18, 2009

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis: Sister Helen Prejean of Dead Man Walking fame.

Sister Helen Prejean! Author of "Dead Man Walking" speaking in San Francisco May 9th!

For over 85 years, the San Francisco Public Defender's Office has provided effective and competent legal representation to people who are charged with a crime

Death row activist Sister Helen Prejean at Elms College commencement 2014: Audio | masslive.com

Death row activist Sister Helen Prejean at Elms College commencement 2014: Audio

Death row activist Sister Helen Prejean at Elms College commencement Audio

Sister Helen Prejean

Born in Baton Rouge, Sister Helen Prejean is well-known for her anti-death penalty advocacy. She wrote "Dead Man Walking," after working with inmates at Angola Prison.

Sister Helen Prejean donates records to DePaul

Sister Helen Prejean, a leading American advocate for the abolition of the death penalty who was memorably depicted by Susan Sarandon in the film "Dead Man W.

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