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At the death house door / The Independent Film Channel presents ; in association with the Chicago Tribune Company ; a Kartemquim Films production ; directed by Steve James, Peter Gilbert ; produced by Peter Gilbert, Steve James.

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  • Publisher: NY : IFC-TV, 2010.

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General Note: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed on Sept. 23, 2010).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Peter Gilbert ; editors, Steve James, Aaron Wickenden ; composer, Leo Sidran.
Summary, etc.: An intimate look at the death penalty in the state of Texas through the eyes of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who served 15 years as the death house chaplain to the infamous 'Walls' prison unit in Huntsville. During Pickett's remarkable career he presided over 95 executions, including the world's first lethal injection. After each execution, Pickett recorded an audiotape account of his trip to the death chamber.
Target Audience Note: Age group: TV-MA.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available as DVD.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 493407KB).
Subject: Capital punishment > Texas.
Death row > Texas > Huntsville.
Pickett, Carroll.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

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