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A time to change

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Summary:Whether they want to or not, four out of five Americans will likely die in hospitals or nursing homes and the care they get will depend on who is footing the bill. Bill Moyers introduces crusading medical professionals--including staff members of the Balm of Gilead Project in Birmingham, Alabama--who have dedicated themselves to improving end-of-life care by changing America's overburdened health system. Originally broadcast as part of the PBS mini-series On our own terms, Moyers on dying.
Contributor:Moyers, Bill D.
Pellett, Gail
Provider:Public Affairs Television (Firm)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Terminal care -- United States
Terminal care facilities
Terminally ill
Death -- Social aspects
Genre:Documentary television programs
Credits:Host, Bill Moyers. Produced and directed by Gail Pellett ; editor, Sharon Sachs ; field producer, Paco de Onis ; associate producer, Valerie Linson ; executive editors, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers ; field producer, Paco de Onis ; writers, Bill Moyers, Gail Pellett ; original music, Michael Small ; series producer, Elena Mannes ; executive producers, Judy Doctoroff O'Neill, Judith Davidson Moyers.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:Health, Family Studies
Collection:Films@UM
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