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Larry King Live Coverage of Hank Skinner

On Wednesday, March 24, 2010, three hours after Hank Skinner received a stay of execution by the United States Supreme Court, Larry King Live featured the Skinner trial on the nightly news program.
Featured on the show was Brandi Grisham, reporter for the Texas Tribune, who interviewed Hank Skinner in January 2010; Jason Clark, a public information director for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice; Sandrine Ageorges-Skinner, Hank Skinner’s wife and TCADP member; and Curtis McCarty, a former Oklahoma death row inmate who was exonerated in 2008 after DNA evidence cleared him of the charges he spent 19 years in prison for.
Larry King touched on a variety of topics relating to Skinner’s case including the events of the 1993 New Years Eve murder of Twila Busby and her two sons, the possibility of innocence provided through forensic testing, and what the Supreme Court’s stay actually means for Skinner.
To view a transcript of the interview click here.

To view a video clip of the show here.