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Capital punishment - Michael Harris view

Title
Capital punishment - Michael Harris view
Genre
Interview
TX Date
12 Jul 1983
Year of production
1983
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Duration
00:01:59
Description
Telephone interview with Michael Harris, former Under Sheriff of London and the last surviving supervisor of executions in Britain, on capital punishment and his experience of attending hangings, prior to a House of Commons vote on the issue. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Michael Harris
Keywords
Legal procedure; Death penalty; Homicide; Penal sanctions; Imprisonment; Executions; Hangings; Michael Harris

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