Kevorkian Trial

NPR's Don Gonyea reports on the trial of Dr. Jack Kevorkian in Pontiac, Michigan. The jury has been selected and opening statements have been given. Kevorkian is serving as his own attorney. He is charged in the death last September of a 52-year-old man suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease. Kevorkian admits he gave the man a lethal injection of drugs, going beyond his previous practice of merely assisting in suicides, but insists he committed no crime.



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