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Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

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Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

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Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

Implications of the Terri Schiavo Case

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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