Death penalty ban, Tucson shooting hero, fairness doctrine
Alleged Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner could face the death penalty if convicted, but is this still an ethical punishment in the 21st century? Thom discusses this with actor Mike Farrell and author Ken Klukowski. Then, Thom talks with one of the heroes of the Tucson shooting, Patricia Maish, about her firsthand account of the tragedy. Finally, is it time to re-examine the tone of American talk radio and television through the fairness doctrine?