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The Gift of Life (1985)
The television documentary offers information about heart and liver transplants, including economic statistics and a discussion of brain death.
Dax's Case (1985)
This production is a follow-up of the 1974 film, Please Let Me Die: The Wish of a Blind Severely Maimed Burn Patient, which discussed a patient's right to refuse treatment and die. Ten years later, the patient, Dax Cowart, ...
Life Continues (1980)
The dramatization discusses potential organ donors and portrays possible ways health personnel might approach either a donor or a donor's family about procuring organs.
Lodz Ghetto: Inside a Community Under Siege (1989)
"With stunning intimacy and openness, LODZ GHETTO brings us the voices of ordinary people trapped in an unbelievable time. They confide precisely what they felt during the darkest days of Nazi persecution. Scripted entirely ...
"Sissy Spacek and Anne Bancroft star in this taut, emotional study about a mother's attempt to stop her distraught daughter from committing suicide. Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by author Martha Norman, the ...
The President's Commission: Report on Deciding to Forego Life Sustaining Treatment (1986)
Jack Glaser, director of ethics in the Sisters of Mercy health system, discusses the U.S. President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research report Deciding to Forego ...
Half Life: A Parable for the Nuclear Age (1986)
"Most of us imagine the Pacific as a place of idyllic tropical islands, beautiful beaches and sparkling seas, where carefree islanders live contentedly in Paradise. In the Nuclear Age this is sadly no longer the case. ...
John Glaser of St. Joseph Health Center interviews the Rev. Richard McCormick, SJ, and Daniel Maguire, MD, on euthanasia. Dr. Maguire discusses cases including one discussed in Stewart Alsop's book about his cancer, and ...
"An all-star cast of veteran actors including Don Ameche, Hume Cronyn, Jack Gilford, Maureen Stapleton, Jessica Tandy and Gwen Verdon, light up the screen in this smash hit about a group of senior citizens given a second ...