NCPA's Reynolds To Discuss Texas Death Penalty On CNBC's "Hardball With Chris Matthews"

DALLAS (June 20, 2000) - Dr. Morgan Reynolds, director of the National Center for Policy Analysis' (NCPA SM) Criminal Justice Center will appear on CNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews this evening to discuss the controversy surrounding the pending execution of convicted killer Gary Graham.

He will also discuss scrutiny being given to Texas' administration of the death penalty during this presidential election year.

WHO: Dr. Morgan Reynolds, Director, NCPA's Criminal Justice Center

WHAT: Appearance On CNBC's "Hardball With Chris Matthews"

WHEN: Tuesday, June 20, 2000, 8:00 PM EDT

WHERE: Check Local Listings

As the director of the NCPA's Criminal Justice Center, Reynolds is the author of the Reynolds Report, an annual study of the time criminals can expect to spend in prison for their crimes, and frequently writes about the role of punishment and its expectation in crime prevention. Reynolds has published more than 50 articles in academic journals and has had opinion pieces published or has been quoted in such national newspapers as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Washington Times and the New York Times.