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 20th anniversary of her landmark book "Dead Man Walking," that chronicles her years of anti-death penalty activism. [includes rush transcript]

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

Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the 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.

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 / PolyGram. Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth. DVD/D. 1999.  	Based on the book by Sister Helen Prejean.

Dead Man Walking / PolyGram. Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth. DVD/D. 1999. Based on the book by Sister Helen Prejean.

Author Sister Helen Prejean ,of the  bestseller book entitled, Dead Man Walking  debates on capital punishment: What if were executing innocent men?     For more information go to this link,   http://www.powells.com/biblio/2-9780679759485-5

Author Sister Helen Prejean ,of the bestseller book entitled, Dead Man Walking debates on capital punishment: What if were executing innocent men? For more information go to this link, http://www.powells.com/biblio/2-9780679759485-5

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

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

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

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

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