Right to Live, Right to Die

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  • Gloria Steinem, Joseph Califano, Rep. Henry Hyde, Phil Donahue, and others discuss the right to make intensely individual decisions about dying, abortion, personal freedom and privacy.


  • Originally released by Annenberg Learner, 1984.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 15, 2018.
  • Streaming video file.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Episode Overview (2:32); Right to Refuse Treatment (12:35); To Prolong or Terminate Life (8:02); Ethics of Euthanasia (11:04); Do We Have a Right to Die? (1:41); Reproductive Rights (11:25); Who Decides for Children? (5:17); When Does Life Begin? (2:15); Credits: Right to Live, Right to Die (1:42)
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