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The Market for Human Organs?
Aired 11/16/2006

What would you do if tomorrow you discovered that you needed a new kidney? What would you pay? Would you wait patiently in line with thousands of others for a compatible donor to die? What would you do if you found out that a friend needed a kidney and that you were a match? Today on Think Tank we are joined by two remarkable women who faced these questions, and now are using their personal experience to question the established culture of organ donation.
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  Sally Satel
    a psychiatrist, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of several books including One Nation Under Therapy: How the Helping Culture is Eroding Self-Reliance.
  Virginia Postrel
    a frequent contributor to the New York Times, The Atlantic and Forbes, and the author of The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness.

Originally Aired: 11/16/2006

   
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