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Birds, Bees and Beakers: The Ethics of Hi Tech Reproduction
Last Aired: 5/9/2000

New reproductive technologies: artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer raise fascinating questions about individual rights to choose when and how to become a parent. As medical science provides new ways to enable infertile couples to have children, courts are increasingly being asked to sort out the conflicting rights of divorcing and surviving spouses to the eggs, sperm
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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