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A protracted and bitter family dispute over the removal of a disabled woman’s feeding tube is being fought on the national stage. Diane and her guests discuss some of the moral, legal and political issues involved.
- Jessica Berg associate professor of Law and Biomedical Ethics at Case Western Reserve University
- Kenneth Goodman director, Bioethics Program, University of Miami
- James Q Wilson professor emeritus at Harvard University and UCLA, public policy analyst, author of several books including "The Moral Sense"
- Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
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