A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Helping people who otherwise might never have had children become parents is becoming a big business in the U.S. But advances in reproductive technology – from in vitro fertilization to egg and sperm donation and surrogacy – are also raising ethical and societal issues. A look at how science is helping those who otherwise might never have had their own genetic children… and the questions it is raising for parents, partners and society.
- Liza Mundy feature writer at "The Washington Post Magazine" and author of the new book, "Everything Conceivable: How Assisted Reproduction is Changing Men, Women, and the World."
- Dr. Robert Stillman Medical Director of Shady Grove Fertility Center, in Washington, DC and Baltimore.
- Dr. Kathy Hudson founder of the Pew-funded Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University.
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