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Life and death [videorecording]
Alternate (uniform) Title News hour with Jim Lehrer (Television program)
Alternate Title Subtitle on container and disc label: Medical ethics of the Schiavo case [videorecording]
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  R726 .L54 2005    AVAILABLE
Subject Schiavo, Terri, 1963-2005
Subject(s) Right to die -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
Medical ethics -- United States
Persistent vegetative state
Physical Description 1 videodisc (13 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD-R
This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives
Run time given on container as 27 min
Originally broadcast as a segment of: The News hour with Jim Lehrer
Performer/Participant Moderator, Jeffrey Brown
Summary Neurologist Dr. Russell Portenov explains the medical justification for removing the feeding tube from Terri Schiavo, while Robert George, professor of jurisprudence at Princeton University, raises legal and moral questions surrounding the decision. Keeping its focus on the Schiavo controversy, the porgram also explores implications for other potential end-of-life situations
Alternate Author Brown, Jeffrey
Portenoy, Russell K
Lehrer, James
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

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