Sylvie Kauffmann is the US correspondent for the French newspaper Le Monde. (August 2001)


Witness to Executions

Michelle Lyons is a twenty-five-year-old reporter for the Huntsville Item, the daily newspaper of Huntsville, Texas, a small town in which all executions in the state take place—248 since 1982. Following are excerpts from what she said during an interview I had with her in early May 2001.