Death Row: A History of Capital Punishment in America

Death Row: A History of Capital Punishment in America

  • 2015
  • 1 Season

Featuring interviews and commentary from leading criminal and sociology experts, this documentary takes an inside look at the origins of America's capital punishment laws, the methods of execution, and the faces of evil who have received the death sentence. Also get a glimpse into the prison cells and lives of those who await their fate on death row.

Death Row: A History of Capital Punishment in America
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Last Meals and Last Words
6. Last Meals and Last Words
December 31, 1969
A chilling look at some of the final moments of the lives of death row inmates.
On Federal Death Row
5. On Federal Death Row
December 31, 1969
The federal government reserves the right to seek the death penalty, even in states where it is banned.
Most Famous Executions
4. Most Famous Executions
December 31, 1969
A look at some of the most famous residents of death row.
Executing Serial Killers Part II
3. Executing Serial Killers Part II
February 2, 2016
The era of the modern serial killer begins.
Executing Serial Killers Part 1
2. Executing Serial Killers Part 1
December 31, 2015
The execution of serial killers in the United States, beginning with H. H. Holmes.
400 Years of Capital Punishment in America
1. 400 Years of Capital Punishment in America
December 31, 2015
An overview of the death penalty in the United States and its evolution to the modern day.
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Featuring interviews and commentary from leading criminal and sociology experts, this documentary takes an inside look at the origins of America's capital punishment laws, the methods of execution, and the faces of evil who have received the death sentence. Also get a glimpse into the prison cells and lives of those who await their fate on death row.Death Row: A History of Capital Punishment in America is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on December 31, 2015.

Death Row: A History of Capital Punishment in America is available for streaming on the Mill Creek Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Death Row: A History of Capital Punishment in America on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    December 31, 2015