Click on the links below to read, listen, and watch some of the extensive media coverage that Patty and her story have received.
People Magazine: Mo. Woman Seeks Clemency After 1985 Conviction for Killing Husband — Did Sexism Put Her Behind Bars? by Jeff Trusedell
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Did sexual assaults lead to a Missouri woman’s murder conviction? by Aisha Sultan
Wrongful Conviction with Maggie Freleng Podcast
Columbia Missourian: Gov. Parson should show mercy right now for Patty Prewitt by Jane Aiken, Dean, Wake Forest Law School
Kansas City Star: Governor Parson: Grant Clemency to Patty Prewitt by Tena O’Hara
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Gov. Mike Parson’s pending acts of mercy create hope for long-suffering families by Aisha Sultan
KCTV: Governor Parson will consider clemency for select prisoners
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Parson prepared to make announcement on select prisoner clemency cases by Jack Suntrup
Missouri Times: Governor Parson, grant clemency to Patty Prewitt by State Representatives Shamed Dogan and Tracy McCreery
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Patty Prewitt Wrongly Convicted and Deserves Release by Bob Wilcox
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: From Chillicothe to Pacific, COVID-19 spreads like wildfire through Missouri prisons by Tony Messenger
Guernica Magazine: A Woman’s Place: The shaming and incarceration of Patricia Ann Prewitt by Malcolm Garcia
Missouri Times: Lawmakers appeal to Parson for clemency for 70-year-old woman
Kansas City Star: Bring Patty Prewitt Home by Jane Watkins
KCTV5: Missouri lawmakers pressure Parson to free Patty Prewitt
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Pandemic in Prison Means a Potential Death Sentence for All by Judy Henderson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: As coronavirus spreads to America’s jails and prisons, the death penalty awaits by Tony Messenger
KMOX: Documentary about longest-serving female inmate in Missouri urges clemency amid COVID-19 spread
St. Louis Public Radio: ’33 And Counting’ Spotlights Missouri Grandmother’s Fight For Clemency
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Pandemic adds urgency to Missouri grandmother’s pleas for clemency
KCTV5: Clemency Backlog: Patty Prewitt’s Family Says She’s Served Long Enough
St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri Clemency Backlog Request Continues Under Parson
St. Louis Post Dispatch: Parson need to address clemency case backlog, by Rev. June Pearse
St. Louis Post Dispatch: If released, Patty Prewitt could help others succeed, by Laura Phillips
St. Louis Post Dispatch: This is the season for Gov. Parson to grant clemency, by Reps. Shamed Dogan and Tracy McCreery.
KCTV5: Court Battle to Test Evidence for DNA in 35 year-old Missouri Murder Case
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial: Patty Prewitt, a 69 year-old grandmother, deserves clemency. Her jailer agrees.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Clemency for Patty Prewitt by former Director of the Missouri Department of Corrections George Lombardi
Kansas City Star: Governor Parson, please bring my mother Patty Prewitt home by Jane Prewitt Watkins
Kansas City Star: Bring Patty Home by Maureen Gorsuch
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Greitens Should Grant Clemency for Patty Prewitt by Rep. Tracy McCreery
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Patty Prewitt Has Shown an Undying Positive Spirit by Lucy Freedman
Riverfront Times: Supporters of Patty Prewitt Beg Governor for Mercy
St. Louis Post Dispatch: Clemency for Patty Prewitt by Sister Maryann McGivern
Kansas City Star: Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Can’t Ignore Clemency Petition on Behalf of 14 Women
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: New Coalition Urges Clemency for 14 Missouri Women in Prison
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Clemency for Patty Prewitt by Robert Beaird
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial: Why hasn’t Gov. Jay Nixon used his power to pardon?
Associated Press: Clemency Sought for Mo. Woman Convicted in Husband’s Murder
St. Louis Beacon: Clemency for Patty Prewitt by former Rep. Bill Deeken
Columbia Daily Tribune: Prisoner Deserving of Mercy
Springfield News-Leader: Governor Should Show Mercy to Prisoner
Columbia Missourian: Prison Performing Arts Feature
KBIA Radio: Talking Politics Program Featuring Patty
The Point News (St. Mary’s College of Maryland): Students, Faculty Work Towards Freeing Patty Prewitt
Jefferson City News Tribune: Woman’s backers make new push for clemency
Res Ipsa Loquitur (Georgetown Law Alumni Magazine):A Clinic Grows at Georgetown.
KDHX Radio’s Collateral Damage: Gender Bias in the Criminal Justice System
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Gov. Nixon should pardon Patty Prewitt.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:An Appeal for Clemency, by Rep. John Burnett and Rep. Bill Deeken.
Crime Scene KC:New push to free Mo. woman convicted ofkilling husband in his sleep
Columbia Daily Tribune: Nixon pushed to commute life sentence.
American Forum Op-Ed Free Patty Prewitt: An Act of Mercy is anAct of Fiscal Responsibility, by Professor Jane Aiken.
Macon Chronicle Herald: Lawmakers Request Action on Sentence Commutation for Patricia Prewitt
USA Today: Mo. prison program fosters family ties behind bars
PEN America Center: Interview with Patricia Prewitt
KBIA: Audio Slideshow