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Lonny Shavelson Discusses Assisted Suicide.

Lonny Shavelson writes about five people who were considering assisted suicide. His book A Chosen Death: The Dying Confront Assisted Suicide explores the agonizing dilemma that family and friends must face in deciding whether to assist. Shavelson argues in favor of legalized Physician-assisted suicide. Shavelson is a writer, photojournalist and emergency-room physician living in Berkeley, California. A Chosen Death is published by Simon and Shuster 1995.


Other segments from the episode on August 22, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 22, 1995: Interview with Lonny Shavelson; Interview with Reg Theriault; Commentary on Mable John.


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