The Death Row Book Club

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20200803When Anthony Ray Hinton was sentenced to death for a double murder, he set up a book club for his fellow death row inmates. It was to get him through 28 years of solitary confinement.
Now a free man after the State of Alabama dropped all charges against him, he takes us back to the echoing corridors of death row and introduces listeners to his book club, including one member of the Ku Klux Klan. 
Producer: Sarah Shebbeare

How starting a book club helped Anthony Ray Hinton survive 28 years on death row.

2020080320200805 (R4)When Anthony Ray Hinton was sentenced to death for a double murder, he set up a book club for his fellow death row inmates. It was to get him through 28 years of solitary confinement.
Now a free man after the State of Alabama dropped all charges against him, he takes us back to the echoing corridors of death row and introduces listeners to his book club, including one member of the Ku Klux Klan. 
Producer: Sarah Shebbeare

How starting a book club helped Anthony Ray Hinton survive 28 years on death row.