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.
The Friday News Roundup. Pakistan’s ruling party regroups after massive street demonstrations and the Obama administration plans a civilian surge in Afghanistan. The Red Cross concludes the Bush administration’s treatment of al-Qaeda captives “constituted torture.” A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top international news stories.
- Michael Hirsh senior editor at Newsweek.
- Yochi Dreazen military correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.
- Karen DeYoung senior diplomatic correspondent, The Washington Post.
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