Book Discussion on Too Soon to Say Goodbye

Art Buchwald read from his book, Too Soon to Say Goodbye, published by Random House, which describes his experiences as a hospice… read more

Art Buchwald read from his book, Too Soon to Say Goodbye, published by Random House, which describes his experiences as a hospice patient. On February 7, 2006, Mr. Buchwald checked into a Washington, DC hospice, expecting to live only three weeks. Five months later, he left the hospice for his home in Martha’s Vineyard. His book, published in November 2006, explores how people deal with illness and death. The book includes eulogies for him solicited from Tom Brokaw, Ben Bradlee, and Mike Wallace. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.

(Mr. Buchwald died January 17, 2007.) close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Too Soon to Say Goodbye

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Program ID:
195796-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2007

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  • Dec 24, 2006 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2006 | 5:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2006 | 6:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2006 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2007 | 10:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 20, 2007 | 11:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 2007 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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