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.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
The Senate approved a tax cut plan this week that is half of what the administration had proposed. Two economists offer differing perspectives on the federal budget, the economy, and the economic implications of war in Iraq.
- William Beach Director, The Heritage Foundation's Center for Data Analysis
- Paul Krugman professor of economics, Princeton University and op-ed columnist, New York Times
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