By Elizabeth Stein
Producer, Execution Watch
Texas plans to put to death Martin Robles Wednesday for a double homicide in Corpus Christi. Execution Watch will be there.
RADIO PROGRAM PREVIEW
Unless a stay is issued, we’ll broadcast on …
Aug. 10, 2011, 6-7 PM CT
Houston: KPFT 90.1 FM
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TEXAS PLANS TO EXECUTE:
MARTIN ROBLES, 33, One of two men convicted in a 2002 slaying at a home in Corpus Christi., where two men were found shot to death. Joe David Padron, Robles’s fall partner, was also convicted of capital murder but received life in prison. More background at executionwatch.org > Backpage on Martin Robles.
Host: RAY HILL, an ex-convict and activist who founded, and hosted for 30 years, the Prison Show on KPFT. His new show may be heard every weekday on hmsnetradio.org at 2 p.m. CT.
Legal Analyst: JIM SKELTON, a legal educator and retired attorney, he’s a native Texan and iconoclast who has seen capital trials from both the prosecution table and the defense table. His guests may include fellow attorneys SUSAN ASHLEY and LARRY DOUGLAS.
Featured Interview: JEAN CASELLA, co-editor of Solitary Watch, a website that calls attention to the widespread use of solitary confinement and other types of torture in U.S. prisons. The site involves a collaboration between journalists and law students. It is the first centralized, comprehensive source of information on solitary confinement in the U.S.www.solitarywatch.com
Reporter, Death House, Huntsville: GLORIA RUBAC, founder and leader, Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement, abolitionmovement.org.
Reporter, Vigil: TBA: A report from one of the vigils around Texas organized by chapters of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty; www.tcadp.org.
NEXT SCHEDULED EXECUTION
On Sept. 13, Texas plans to execute STEVEN WOODS. If that happens, Execution Watch will broadcast. Details: executionwatch.org
PRODUCER: Elizabeth Ann Stein, eliza.tx.usa @gmail.com.
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR Otis Maclay, omaclay @gmail.com.
STUDIO ENGINEER: Luke Jones
THEME: By Victoria Panetti, SheMonster International, myspace.com/shemonster.