Inside the Texas death chamber

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Michelle Lyons, fmr. Spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice reads from a personal letter sent to her by an inmate whose execution she witnessed:

All In with Chris Hayes, 12/12/14, 7:17 PM ET

Letters from death row

Michelle Lyons, fmr. Spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice reads from a personal letter sent to her by an inmate whose execution she witnessed.

Michelle Lyons reads from a journal she kept during her time as a public information officer for the Texas prison system:

All In with Chris Hayes, 12/12/14, 7:19 PM ET

The smell of a death chamber

Michelle Lyons reads from a journal she kept during her time as a public information officer for the Texas prison system.

Michelle Lyons, fmr. Spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, reads from a diary entry about a sister’s reaction to seeing her brother’s execution:

All In with Chris Hayes, 12/12/14, 7:21 PM ET

Witnessing an execution

Michelle Lyons, fmr. Spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, reads from a diary entry about a sister’s reaction to seeing her brother’s execution.

To read more about Larry and Michelle’s experience in the Texas prison system check out Pamela Colloff’s report in Texas Monthly.

Inside the Texas death chamber

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