Helen Prejean Roman Catholic Nun and leading advocate for the abolition of the death penalty. She is the author of the bestseller "Dead Man Walking" (which was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn). Israel and I were fortunate to spend some time with Helen in 1998 when she first spoke in Oklahoma. She's an amazing person.
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]