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SISTER HELEN PREJEAN, C.S.J.


  Sister Helen Prejean DEAD MAN WALKING: The Journey Continues

Monday, April 13, 2015
7:30 p.m. | Louis B. Mayer Theatre
Santa Clara University

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  Since 1984, Sister Helen has divided her time between educating citizens about the death penalty and counseling individual death row prisoners. Instrumental in sparking national dialogue on the death penalty and helping to shape the Catholic Church's newly vigorous opposition to state executions, she is author of the international bestselling and 1993 Pulitzer Prize nominated book Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States. She considers herself a southern storyteller.

 


MARTIN SHEEN

  Martin Sheen "...Activism is What I Do to Stay Alive"

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
7:30 p.m. | Louis B. Mayer Theatre
Santa Clara University

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  Born Ramón Estevez, Martin Sheen has had an impressive career on stage, screen, and television. Along with film credits that include Badlands, Apocalypse Now, and The Departed. Mr. Sheen found success on the small screen with the political drama The West Wing which debuted in 1999. Also known for his social and political activism, he has campaigned against nuclear weapons and for workers' rights as well as many other causes. Recently, he was honored for his ocean activism when the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society christened its latest research vessel The RV Martin Sheen.

 

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