death house


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the cellblock in a prison where those condemned to death await execution

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In 2002, his "Stevie" won the Joris Ivens Award for docu, he returned a year later to screen "The New Americans," and was back in 2008 to host a masterclass and present "At the Death House Door," co-directed by Peter Gilbert.
"Into the Abyss" opens with a death house chaplain talking about the significance of all life forms and the moral outrage of capital punishment.
Having been led into a barn-like building called "the Death House," our tour guide startled us by pulling a lever releasing a human effigy from the ceiling.
She sweet-talked her way into persuading the guards to take her to the death house, where the executions take place.
She persuaded the guards to take her to the death house, where the executions take place.
Among the others were a thriller called Death House and another called Meet the Grim, about an unexpected guest at a house party.
FACING LIFE: Paul James was found guilty; DEATH HOUSE: Police officers outside Mr Ripsher's home in Relton Avenue, Byker, Newcastle; TORTURED TO DEATH: William Ripsher who was found dead in his home
Police have been trying to establish how the fatal fire started.; DEATH HOUSE...
"Betty Williams, Dobie Williams's mama, is here now in the death house of the Louisiana State Penitentiary, a terrible place for a mama to be."
Below the New York Central Railroad tracks which bisected Sing Sing, the lower portion of the prison contained the old cell block, the death house, workshops, and baseball field.
Death row inmates now are segregated on the first floor of a general population cellblock; the new death house stands 200 yards away from the main building.
Toi Derricotte, acclaimed poet and Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, is the author of numerous volumes including, Natural Birth, The Empress of the Death House, Captivity, and Tender, winner of the 1998 Patterson Poetry Prize.
ON THE MARKET The Barry death house, above, and killer Robert Mochrie, left.
His reports of the horrors of the "Death House" in Fulton Tower were questioned at the time since the electric chair was in Milledgeville (Martin 102).
TRAGEDY: Malcolm Anders, above, denies murdering wife Linda, right, at the couple's home in Formby DEATH HOUSE: Police at the crime scene last year