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Tuesday, February 7, 2006

West Memphis 3 Events in Seattle

Posted by on February 7 at 11:51 AM

At 6:45pm this Wednesday, the UW Law School will host a book signing and reading by Lorri Davis, wife of death row inmate Damien Echols (of West Memphis 3 notoriety ). In addition to Davis’ readings, she’ll also be playing recorded readings by Damien from death row , and commentary from comedian Margaret Cho, a passionate WM3 supporter. UW Law School is located at Gates Hall; the event is free and open to the public.

On Thursday, the Varsity Theater in the U-District will be screening After Innocence. A Q&A with Academy Award-nominated director Jessica Sanders and one of the film’s subjects, the exonerated Wilton Dedge will follow. The film starts at 6:45—suggested donation is $50.

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Wednesday at 6:00 on KBCS 91.3 FM...

Sarah Sternau speaks with Jackie McMurtrie, director of Innocence Project Northwest; Lorri Davis, wife of death-row inmate Damien Echols; Marc Simon, producer of the film "After Innocence"; and Wilton Dedge, who served 22 years in a Florida prison before being exonerated through DNA evidence about wrongful conviction and the burgeoning "innocence movement."

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