GILMORE - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) The Utah-filmed truth behind the gritty story of murderer Gary Gilmore <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">The Utah-filmed truth behind the gritty story of murderer Gary Gilmore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:56:55.815-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Revisiting the true-crime TV movie “The Executioner’s Song,” a gritty period piece about the angry love story of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore, opens up a time capsule to the seedy small-town Utah life that served as a backdrop to two 1976 murders. Gilmore’s death by firing squad at the Utah State Prison on Jan. 17, 1977, captured international headlines as the first execution in a decade after the death penalty was reinstated in the United States. “The Executioner’s Song,” written by Norman...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:56:55 MDT