Past, Present, and Future of the Death Penalty in America

Capital punishment in the United States is on the decline, driven largely by evolving public opinion and politics. Why is this shift happening, and where will it take us? What states are the holdouts, why, and what can we expect in the future for the country as a whole?

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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Welcome from David G. Bradley and Walter Isaacson A Conversation on the Future with Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots... See more

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