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Author: John Zaritsky; Terence McKeown; Point Grey Pictures (Canada); CTV Television Network.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA.] : PBS Distribution, ©2010.
Series: WGBY DVD Collection
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do we have the right to end our lives if life itself becomes unbearable, or we are terminally ill? With unique access to Dignitas, the Swiss non-profit that has helped over one thousand people die, filmmaker John Zaritsky offers a revealing look at two couples facing the most difficult decision of their lives, and lets us see as one Chicago native makes the trip to Switzerland for what will become the last day of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Craig Colby Ewert; Craig Colby Ewert
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Zaritsky; Terence McKeown; Point Grey Pictures (Canada); CTV Television Network.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608832231 1608832236
OCLC Number: 613707409
Language Note: In English with optional video description; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on public television as an episode of Frontline, March 2, 2010.
Credits: Narrator, Will Lyman ; editor, Sutart de Jong ; music, Daniel Séquin ; cinematographer, Ian Kerr.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, widescreen, region 1, stereo.
Contents: Introduction --
Craig and Mary Ewert --
Preparing for the journey --
Final days --
Zurich: the last steps --
September 26, 2006.
Series Title: WGBY DVD Collection
Other Titles: Frontline (Television program)
Responsibility: a Point Grey Pictures Inc. production ; developed and produced in association with CTV Television Inc. ; directed by John Zaritsky ; producer, Terence McKeown ; writers, John Zaritsky, Terence McKeown.
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Do we have the right to end our lives if life itself becomes unbearable, or we are terminally ill? With unique access to Dignitas, the Swiss non-profit that has helped over one thousand people die, filmmaker John Zaritsky offers a revealing look at two couples facing the most difficult decision of their lives, and lets us see as one Chicago native makes the trip to Switzerland for what will become the last day of his life.

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