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Assisted Suicide Revisited
Last Aired: 11/4/2002

In a controversial move, Attorney General John Ashcroft tried to shut down operation of Oregon’s assisted suicide law. He informed doctors that the U.S. Justice Department will prosecute doctors who help terminally ill patients end their lives even if done in accordance with a valid state law. The Oregon statute survived its first court challenge in April, 2002, but faces an appeal that is now before
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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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