THE DESPRES FAMILY MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES
PRESENTED BY FRIENDS OF BLACKSTONE LIBRARY
Author Robert K. Elder will talk from his forthcoming book Last Words of the Executed (UC Press, June 2010). A collection of final statements displaying the ways in which the condemned meet death, it paints an unforgettable portrait of crime, punishment, and a dark side of American life. Listen to dramatic readings of some of the most famous.
May 26, 2010
Blackstone Branch Library
4904 S. Lake Park Ave.
In the Auditorium
The Despres Family Memorial Lecture Series presented by Friends of Blackstone Branch Library.