Kelly Kurt discusses her experience covering executions in Oklahoma during her time as a reporter for the Associated Press. She worked for the wire during one of the busiest times in the Oklahoma death chamber – covering a total of 15 executions. We asked her to step behind death’s yellow door one last time to witness the execution of Gary Welch. In this segment, she describes the execution process and reflects on her thoughts about the death penalty.
Note: This article was first published March 8, 2012.