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.

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

Sister Helen Prejean  SSJ

Sister Helen Prejean SSJ

sarnaev Expressed Sympathy for Boston Bombing Victims, Sister Helen Prejean Says By KATHARINE Q. SEELYEMAY 11, 2015

sarnaev Expressed Sympathy for Boston Bombing Victims, Sister Helen Prejean Says By KATHARINE Q. SEELYEMAY 11, 2015

Dead Man Walking by Sister Helen Prejean.

Dead Man Walking by Sister Helen Prejean.

Sister Helen Prejean: The Real Woman Behind Dead Man Walking - April 1996 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online

Sister Helen Prejean: The Real Woman Behind Dead Man Walking - April 1996 Issue of St. Anthony Messenger Magazine Online

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