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CityViews 11/29/12: Free at Last/The Hindu Festival of Lights




Segment 1:

He pleaded not guilty to a St. Louis murder, but a jury took less than an hour to convict Darryl Burton of capital murder. At age 22, Burton got a life sentence and it took 24 years for the wrongful conviction to be overturned. On Thursday, we’ll talk about Burton’s case, innocence and justice.


  • Darryl Burton
  • Jensie Anderson, University of Utah Law School and Rocky Mountain Innocence Center

Darryl Burton will speak about his experience on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 12:15 p.m. in the the Sutherland Moot Courtroom at the S.J. Quinney College of Law. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary lunch.




Segment 2:

Diwali, the annual Festival of Lights, is one of the most important celebrations of the year for Hindus. On Thursday, we’ll learn more about Diwali and the spiritual practices of Hinduism.


  • Indra Neelameggham
  • Dr. Deepak Sarma


The annual Cultural and Religious Pluralism Conference presents “Diwali, a Festival of Lights, Music and Unity” through several events at the City Library Nov. 29 – Dec. 1.  for a full listing of events.

City Views
City Views was a daily public affairs program that ran on KCPW from 2011 to 2013. It was hosted by Jennifer Napier-Pearce, who later went on launch and host "Behind the Headlines," the weekly news roundup from KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune. The show featured news reports and interviews with policymakers, local newsmakers and
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