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Dead Man Walking: Sister Helen Prejean Still Fighting Against the Death Penalty

20 years ago, a little-known catholic nun published a book that would change the discourse on the death penalty. Of course many of us know the title “Dead Man Walking” as a movie staring Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon. But before it was a Hollywood film, it was a bestselling memoir written by Sister Helen Prejean.

Jonathan Bastian is the midday host for WFPL News.