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 and her guests talk about life and legacy of Pope John Paul II, who died Saturday at the age of 84.
- Dr. Eileen Lindner deputy general secretary of the National Council of Churches and a Presbyterian minister
- Fr. Robert Drinan professor of law at Georgetown University
- Radek Sikorski resident fellow and executive director of the New Atlantic Initiative at the American Enterprise Institute
- The Very Reverend David O'Connell, C.M. president of the Catholic University of America
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