In this episode we interview death penalty expert Dr. Scott Vollum, Assistant Professor at James Madison University. His book Last Words and the Death Penalty (2008) has just been released in paperback.
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Vollum, S. (2008). Last words and the death penalty: Voices of the condemned and their co-victims. New York, NY: LFB Scholarly Publishing.
Creative work about Karla Faye Tucker:
Steve Earle, "Karla" (2002) [play]
Indigo Girls, "Faye Tucker" (1999) [song]