The Shiavo Case and the Right to Die

Does anyone really have the right to die? That is the core question in a Florida case involving a woman named Terri Schiavo. NPR's Tony Cox discusses cultural and religious aspects of the debate among African-Americans with Georgene Rice, a radio talk show host with KPDQ in Portland, Ore., and a member of Oregon Right to Life. Also on our program is ordained United Methodist minister Charles Stith, director of the African Presidential Archives and Research Center at Boston University. Minister Stith is also the former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania.

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