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Living with dying

Author: Bill D Moyers; Public Affairs Television (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Public Affairs Television (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45167992
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: 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.
Performer(s): Host, Bill Moyers.
Event notes: On our own terms originally aired on PBS, September 10-13, 2000.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: On our own terms (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET New York ; produced and directed by Elena Mannes ; executive editors, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers.

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"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."

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