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.
Diane’s guests talk about how and why polling is done, its place in politics and media, and its limitations.
- Karlyn Bowman resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
- Steve Coll a writer for "The New Yorker" and author of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning "Ghost Wars, as well as, "On the Grand Trunk Road," "The Deal of the Century," and "The Taking of Getty Oil." He is president and CEO of the New America Foundation.
- Andrew Kohut director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
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