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Group, The; Physician Assisted Suicide (1/17/1995)


1/17/95 Doctor Assisted Suicide

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Group, The
Physician Assisted Suicide (1/17/1995)
Series Description

Nightly public affairs roundtable featuring rotating group of Boston area residents discussing topics drawn from the news. Each program will open with a short produced piece introducing the topic, then join the discussion in progress. No host, panelists are drawn from group of 30-40 people from all walks of life in the Boston community.

SERIES PREMIERED NOV 1991; DISCONTINUED AS OF JAN 1996 Series release date: 11/1991

Program Description

Panelists: Eric O'Brien, surgeon, Harvard Community Health Plan; Ezekiel Emanuel, oncologist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Jean Marchant, Dir, psychosocial and spiritual care, Hospice West and Hospice at Mission Hill; Lowell Schnipper, chief of oncology, Beth Israel Hospital; Walid Fitaihi, cardiologist, Deaconess Hospital.

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Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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