In the Executioner's Shadow: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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American University, Kay Spiritual Life Center

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20016

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A film screening and panel discussion on World and Europe Day Against the Death Penalty

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On the World and Europe Day Against the Death Penalty, join the EU and the American University for the film screening of In The Executioner's Shadow followed by a conversation with the filmmakers, an anti-death penalty advocate, and two very unlikely allies: a former executioner and the mother of a victim. A reception will follow in the Kogod School of Business Student Lounge. 

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2:30 - 3:00 | Registration

3:00 – 3:10 | Welcome Remarks

• HE Stavros Lambrinidis, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States

• Daniel Myers, Provost, American University

3:10 – 4:00 | Film Screening: In the Executioner's Shadow

4:00 – 4:40 | A Conversation with:

• Jerry Givens, former executioner, Commonwealth of Virginia (1982-1999)

• Vicki Shieber. mother of murder victim and criminal justice reform advocate

• Diann Rust-Tierney, Executive Director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

• Moderated by Maggie Burnette Stogner & Rick Stack, filmmakers

4:45 – 5:15 | Reception in the Kogod School of Business Student Lounge

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American University, Kay Spiritual Life Center

4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20016

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