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The Resource A fate worse than death?, KGW-TV Portland, (videorecording)

A fate worse than death?, KGW-TV Portland, (videorecording)

Label
A fate worse than death?
Title
A fate worse than death?
Statement of responsibility
KGW-TV Portland
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Follows several families through the process of deciding whether to withhold or withdraw artificial life support from loved ones in a coma or vegetative state. Some families feel their relative should be allowed to die with dignity. Others believe that "pulling the plug" is the equivalent of murder. Family members, nurses, doctors, ethicists and attorneys comment on the complex ethical, moral, and legal dilemmas that such real-life tragedies pose for families, healh providers, and society as a whole
Cataloging source
BXM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Program director, Brenda Buratti ; producer/writer, Lori Hope
PerformerNote
Narrator: Tracy Barry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hope, Lori
  • Buratti, Brenda
  • Barry, Tracy
  • KGW (Television station : Portland, Or.)
  • Fanlight Productions
Runtime
50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Right to die
  • Euthanasia
  • Medical ethics
  • Terminal care
Technique
live action
Label
A fate worse than death?, KGW-TV Portland, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "College of Health Care Administrators outstanding documentary" - box
  • EMMY winner Service award ; Sigma Delta Chi Journalism Award
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
25265737
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (50 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
A fate worse than death?, KGW-TV Portland, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "College of Health Care Administrators outstanding documentary" - box
  • EMMY winner Service award ; Sigma Delta Chi Journalism Award
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
25265737
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (50 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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