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Physician Assisted-Suicide

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Physician Assisted-Suicide

Physician Assisted-Suicide

Physician Assisted-Suicide

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Join host Ray Suarez for a discussion about physician assisted-suicide. The Supreme Court takes up the dispute Wednesday to decide whether mentally competent, terminally ill, patients have the constitutional right to seek a doctor's help in committing suicide. A look at both sides of the controversy — on the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Dr. Herbert Hendin Author Seduced by Death: Doctors, Patients, and the Dutch Cure (Norton, 1996) Executive Director of the American Suicide Foundation Professor of Psychiatry, New York Medical College Other Guest: TBA Listeners call in