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A Death Row Innocent—Executed

a talk by Rev. Joseph B. Ingle
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 4:15pm
Sinclair Auditorium (7 Asa Drive on the Lehigh Campus)

Joe Ingle, twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and recipient of numerous humanitarian awards, has had a long career working with inmates on death rows in the South.  In his new book, Inferno: A Southern Morality Tale, Rev. Ingle tells the story of Philip Workman, a man who spent 26 years on Tennessee’s death row and was finally executed despite overwhelming evidence that he did not murder the police officer he was convicted of killing. Sister Helen Prejean says of Ingle’s book:  “It is the most detailed, intimate and complete look at a death row prisoner I have encountered.  It raises fundamental questions about our moral fabric as a nation.”

Presented by The Visiting Lecturers Committee and the Dialogue Center