But he did have to sequester the press away from the short row of prisoners, held at the rear of the room. He didn't want the press to see the unhappiness in these peoples' eyes, their slouchy poses of surrender, after they had been mentally beaten into submission by the demands O'Callaghan's crew has made upon their lives.
Fortunately, Dennis Zaki managed to get off a good picture of this ineffable image of the sadness of the passing of the Alaska we all knew until last week. Here's the Heath family, lifeless putty in the hands of one sick puppy:
Here's the Anchorage Daily News' "raw feed" of the conference the prisoners were forced to witness: