Search the Archive

American Family / End-of-Life / The Conversation #1032026

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 2012
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) "The Conversation" on end-of-life-decisions examined; scenes shown of senior Norm Ranz and daughter Maureen Jennings and the family discussing his end-of-life wishes; details given about the Conversation Project. [Maureen JENNINGS††- comments.] [Harvard Brigham and Women's Hospital Dr. Atul GAWANDE†- comments on the lack of family discussions.] [The Conversation Project founder Ellen GOODMAN†-comments on the program.] [Son Lester JENNINGS, Maureen, father Norm RANZ†, grandson Brett JENNINGS††- converse about dad and life decisions.]
Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane
Duration:
00:04:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.