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.
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828) is one of Spain’s most famous painters. A new exhibit at the National Gallery of Art focuses on Goya’s portraits of women. The National Gallery’s curator of the exhibit, Janis Tomlinson, joins Diane to talk about the paintings and about the role of women in late 18th and early 19th century Spanish society.
- Francisco Goya Artist
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