The ability to pardon criminals is a unique power of a president, one that can be politically motivated and often draws criticism. But as Reveal’s Michael Schiller explains, pardons can also change lives.
The CAN-DO Foundation advocated on behalf of Duke Tanner for years, including a previous segment by Reveal’s Michael Schiller that aired on hundreds of radio stations and helped garner support for Duke’s clemency.
Watch this PBS segment about Charles “Duke” Tanner’s return to society and, if all goes according to plan…the boxing ring! Original air date, December 24, 2000.