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Summary:Death, which sooner or later comes to all, is treated as a strangely taboo subject in America. In this program, Bill Moyers describes the search for new ways of thinking--and talking--about dying. Forgoing the usual reluctance that most Americans show toward speaking about death, patients and medical professionals alike come forward to examine the end of life with honesty, courage, and even humor, demonstrating that dying can be an incredibly rich experience for both the terminally ill and their loved ones. Originally broadcast as part of the PBS mini-series On our own terms, Moyers on dying.
Contributor:Moyers, Bill D.
Mannes, Elena
Moyers, Judith Davidson
Ablow, Gail, 1962-
Marino, Donna
Andracke, Gregory
Small, Michael
O'Neill, Judy Doctoroff
Provider:Public Affairs Television (Firm)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Death
Death -- Psychological aspects
Death -- Social aspects
Terminally ill
Genre:Documentary television programs
Credits:Produced and directed by Elena Mannes ; executive editors, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers. Host, Bill Moyers. Field producers, Gail Ablow, William Brangham ; editor, Donna Marino ; writers, Elena Mannes, Bill Moyers ; director of photography, Gregory Andracke ; 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
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