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The McVeigh Execution: Decision Day

As Judge Richard Matsch gets set to decide whether to accpet a delay in Timothy McVeigh's executions, signs are that the case could be in for a long summer. The...

Closed-Circuit-TV Executions: A Step Too Far?

At this point, very few questions remain concerning Timothy McVeigh's execution. He has shown no interest in filing an appeal; on May 16, wardens at the federal...

Give McVeigh Oblivion, Not Death

In the matter of Timothy McVeigh, we have a rare convergence of two opposites in the American mind: the closure-vultures and the hangmen. There's one side...

Killing McVeigh Gave Him Power

Runup to the execution: A discomfited and slightly ridiculous solemnity overtook the anchors, as if they were trying to find the right face to put on things,...

Who Has the Right to Watch McVeigh Die?

When Timothy McVeigh dies at a prison in Terre Haute, Ind., on May 16, only a few hundred people will watch him take his last breath. Millions more, however,...

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