Writer Thomas Cahill first met Dominique Green in December 2003 at the request of a local judge. Green was on death row for 12 years for a murder he says he didn't commit. Cahill pleaded for Green's life, even recruiting Archbishop Desmond Tutu to help, saying Green had "a level of goodness, peace, and enlightenment that few human beings ever attain". That fight ended on October 26, 2004 in Huntsville, Texas, when the 30-year-old inmate was executed by lethal injection. But Cahill continues to tell this story, to end what he calls "unjust deaths at the hands of the state". [Broadcast Date: March 16, 2009]
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