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.

Guests

  • 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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