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Author: Bill D MoyersElena MannesGregory AndrackeDonna MarinoPublic Affairs Television (Firm),All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2008.
Series: Moyers collection on DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Death, which inevitably comes to all, is nonetheless treated as a 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Medical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Elena Mannes; Gregory Andracke; Donna Marino; Public Affairs Television (Firm),; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm),
OCLC Number: 279439225
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
"Can be viewed using a DVD player or computer DVD-ROM drive"--Container.
Includes introduction by Bill Moyers.
Credits: Field producers, Gail Ablow, William Brangham ; editor, Donna Marino ; director of photography, Gregory Andracke ; original music, Michael Small ; series producer, Elena Mannes.
Performer(s): Host, Bill Moyers.
Event notes: Series originally aired on PBS, September 10-13, 2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: Introduction --
Living with dying: a journal --
End-of-life care --
Respecting one's beliefs --
The search for comfort --
A voyage or convenience? --
Hospice: human kindness --
Decisions and spirituality --
Managing the end --
The end of the struggle.
Series Title: Moyers collection on DVD.
Other Titles: Living with dying
Moyers on dying
Responsibility: a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; produced and directed by Elena Mannes ; writers, Elena Mannes, Bill Moyers ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET New York.

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Death, which inevitably comes to all, is nonetheless treated as a 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.

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