March 16, 2011 – Segment 3

Kirk Bloodsworth spent eight years in prison in Maryland - including two on death row - for a crime he did not commit.  At his release in 1993 he became the first person sentenced to death row who was exonerated by the then-new technique of DNA fingerprinting.  He joins us in the studio today to discuss the future of the death penalty in Maryland, and his advocacy work for reform of the dea

Kirk Bloodsworth spent eight years in prison in Maryland – including two on death row – for a crime he did not commit.  At his release in 1993 he became the first person sentenced to death row who was exonerated by the then-new technique of DNA fingerprinting.  He joins us in the studio today to discuss the future of the death penalty in Maryland, and his advocacy work for reform of the death penalty.

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