Assisted Suicide Issues

Dr. Kevorkian and his attorney spoke about the legal and ethical issues involved in assisted suicide. They argued that people… read more

Dr. Kevorkian and his attorney spoke about the legal and ethical issues involved in assisted suicide. They argued that people have a right not to suffer and that the medical community’s ethics are based on religious, rather than rational, principles. Mr. Kevorkian has assisted in 33 suicides since 1990. After their remarks, they took questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
73982-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 29, 1996
Last Aired:
Sep 3, 1996

Airing Details

  • Jul 29, 1996 | 4:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 29, 1996 | 10:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 30, 1996 | 9:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 31, 1996 | 4:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 1996 | 2:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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