Death Row: A History of Capital Punishment in America
Featuring interviews and commentary from leading criminal and sociology experts, this documentary takes an inside look at the origins of America's capital punishment laws, the methods of execution, and the faces of evil who have received the death sentence. Also get a glimpse into the prison cells and lives of those who await their fate on death row.
S01:E01 - 400 Years of Capital Punishment in America
An overview of the death penalty in the United States and its evolution to the modern day.
S01:E02 - Executing Serial Killers Part I
The execution of serial killers in the United States, beginning with H. H. Holmes.
S01:E03 - Executing Serial Killers Part II
The era of the modern serial killer begins.
S01:E04 - Most Famous Executions
A look at some of the most famous residents of death row.
S01:E05 - On Federal Death Row
The federal government reserves the right to seek the death penalty, even in states where it is banned.
S01:E06 - Last Meals and Last Words
A chilling look at some of the final moments of the lives of death row inmates.