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A death of one's own

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Summary:Three patients, their families, and their doctors discuss some of the issues surrounding death and how dying people can exert some control over the manner of their death. Issues include paying for care, humane treatment, balancing dying and dignity. 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:Death
Death -- Social aspects
Death -- Psychological aspects
Terminally ill
Terminally ill -- Family relationships
Right to die
Genre:Documentary television programs
Credits:Host, Bill Moyers. Produced and directed by Gail Pellett ; editor, Alison Amron ; field producer, Paco de Onis ; associate producer, Valerie Linson ; 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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