NPR logo

Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4544236/4544237" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

U.S.

Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4544236/4544237" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The fate of Terri Schiavo has passed through multiple court rulings, legislative action and public scrutiny. Neal Conan and guests explore the political precedent set when government involves itself in personal cases, and discuss how families make personal decisions when cameras aren't rolling.

Guests:

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, chair, Department of Clinical Bioethics at the Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, at the National Institutes of Health

Dr. Erik Steele, family physician and vice president for patient services at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.