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Medicine and mercy

Author: Marty GoldensohnMichael RosenblumBob MorrisFilms for the Humanities (Firm)WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1985.
Series: Currents.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The interplay between technology, ethics, and the quality of human life, the definition of life and death, and the thesis that humans have a right to die, are the subjects of this program, which looks at two important court decisions pertaining to the cessation of artificial life-support systems and examines the legal and ethical arguments on both sides of the issue.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marty Goldensohn; Michael Rosenblum; Bob Morris; Films for the Humanities (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Educational Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 19822795
Notes: Originally broadcast on the television program Currents.
"1924A."
Credits: Editor, Jody Sheff.
Performer(s): Marty Goldensohn.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Currents.
Other Titles: Currents (Television program)
Responsibility: produced at WNET/Thirteen ; Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by Michael Rosenblum ; directed by Bob Morris.

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The interplay between technology, ethics, and the quality of human life, the definition of life and death, and the thesis that humans have a right to die, are the subjects of this program, which looks at two important court decisions pertaining to the cessation of artificial life-support systems and examines the legal and ethical arguments on both sides of the issue.

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