Leonard A. Sipes, Jr. director of public information for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, describes the procedure for carrying out an execution in the Death House of the Maryland Penitentiary Hospital in Baltimore, Saturday, Nov. 14, 1998. In foreground is the gurney on which inmate Tyrone Delano Gilliam is scheduled to be strapped for execution by lethal injection sometime during the week of Nov. 16, 1998. Windows at rear are for the gas chamber. (AP Photo/Roberto Borea)
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