Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
President Bush has created a new Office of Homeland Security to coordinate the efforts of federal agencies and other entities in preparing for and preventing a terrorist attack. A panel talks about the task that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge faces as head of this office and how he should proceed.
- Michael Wermuth senior analyst for the RAND Corporation and project director of the Gilmore Commission
- Larry Johnson international security consultant, former deputy director of counter-terrorism at the State Department
- Martin Walker foreign affairs writer, United Press International.
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