Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr. Jessica Zitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.
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- Diann Rust-Tierney Executive Director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
- Peter Slevin national reporter for the Washington Post, based in Chicago
- Joshua Marquis District Attorney, Astoria Oregon also serves as a VP, National District Attorneys Association
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