A new Gallup Poll shows that support for the death penalty in the United States remains high, but down to 61 percent from 80 percent in 1994. Part of the reason is the possibility of innocent inmates being put to death and the release of others after new evidence cleared them. Several men saved from execution are now telling their stories to the public.
Ron Keine was convicted of murder in the southwestern state of New Mexico and was just days away from his scheduled execution when the man who had really committed the crime confessed to a preacher.
An educational film from 1962 about high school dropouts and the relation of school and kids.
An educational film from Sid Davis about the dangers of alcohol abuse.
This commercial aired after Yul Brynner’s death.
“Now that I’m gone, I tell you: Don’t smoke, whatever you do, just don’t smoke.”