The Story
10:06 am
Mon June 10, 2013

After Innocence: Exoneration in America

Gloria smiling at camera
Gloria Killian, 2013
Credit Sameer Abdel-Khalek

Gloria Killian was a a 35 year old law school student in the 1980’s when she was convicted of murder and sentenced to 32 years to life in prison.  Gloria claimed her innocence from the outset.  After 17 and a half years her conviction was overturned.

Also in this show, Ray Towler, exonerated by DNA evidence. Brian Banks, exonerated and signed with football’s Atlanta Falcons. John Thompson, freed after prosecutor’s deathbed admission of suppression of evidence.

Listen at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m., or online here.

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