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Saturday, June 8 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Death Row Stories -- An Insider's View, presented by HLN

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The jury finds the defendant guilty of murder in the first degree. The judge sentences him to death. But what if the defendant is actually innocent and was set up to take the rap?  

Get a first person perspective of life on death row and the ramifications of capital punishment in this candid discussion of the fallibility of the ultimate criminal penalty, with  former death row convict Nathson Fields, noted documentarian and Death Row Stories executive producer Brad Hebert, and veteran defense attorney Joey Jackson.

Fields’ case will also be the focus of an upcoming episode of the HLN Original Series Death Row Stories airing June 30.

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Brad Hebert

Executive Producer, Death Row Stories
Brad Hebert is the executive producer and showrunner of the CNN Original Series Death Row Stories, created by Academy Award-winners Alex Gibney and Robert Redford. For the past six years, Brad has served as Director of Production at Alex Gibney's production company Jigsaw Produ... Read More →
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Nathson Fields

Nathson Fields is Illinois’ 19th Death Row Exoneree. In 1985, Fields and another man were charged with double murder. The description given of the two assailants was of two black men with light skin who were between the ages of 17 and 30. At the time of the murder, Fields was 30... Read More →


Saturday June 8, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Ballroom (Grand Ballroom A-D)

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