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At the Death House Door (2008)

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An investigation of the wrongful death of Carlos DeLuna, who was executed in Texas on December 7, 1989, after prosecutors ignored evidence inculpating a man, who bragged to friends about committing the crimes of which DeLuna was convicted.

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Carroll Pickett ...
Himself - Retired Minister
Steve Mills ...
Himself - Chicago Tribune
Maurice Possley ...
Himself - Chicago Tribune (as Maury Possley)
Anne Ellis ...
Herself - Pickett's Daughter
Charlotte Hirschfelder ...
Herself - Pickett's Daughter
Karel Henry ...
Herself - Pickett's Daughter
Ed Garza ...
Himself - Former Police Detective
Jim Willett ...
Himself - Prison Museum Director
Roy Villanueva ...
Himself - Inmate Choir Director
Rodney Smith ...
Himself - Former Inmate
Preston Rodrigues ...
Himself - Former Inmate
Fred Allen ...
Himself - Shipping Broker
Steven Pickett ...
Himself
Rose Rhoton ...
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Dave Atwood ...
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An investigation of the wrongful death of Carlos DeLuna, who was executed in Texas on December 7, 1989, after prosecutors ignored evidence inculpating a man, who bragged to friends about committing the crimes of which DeLuna was convicted.

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Money maker for Pickett
28 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I observed Pickett on a number of occasions and never did see any hesitancy in his pro-death penalty stance. I would be much more sympathetic to his new stance, if he was not making any money out of it. There are very few pro-death penalty people who are offered stipends, etc.. Most of the money is being made by "former" supporters who now are opposed and get considerable speaking fees.

He plays VERY loose and free with the truth in this so called documentary. Almost none of the "evidence" that is being presented would ever get into a court of law anywhere, yet it is being presented a fact.


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