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Is There a Right to Die?
Until recently, assisted suicide was illegal, but court decisions have affirmed the right of terminally ill patients to receive suicide help from doctors. Are we making dying more humane or are we entering a brave new world of state-sanctioned euthanasia?
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director and co-founder of the Hastings Center in Westchester County, author of The Troubled Dream of Life: In Search of a Peaceful Death
professor in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago, author of The Hungry Soul
professor of behavioral sciences at the University of California, San Francisco
law professor at George Washington University
Originally Aired: 9/5/1996
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