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Hospice Movement #286044

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 23, 1982
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(Studio) Couple's memory of dying daughter's last days quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Saint Louis, Missouri) Hospice movement featured; films shown. [John GRAHAM - notes difficulty of continuing fight to live; explains decision to return home.] [WOMAN - comments on relative's imminent death.] Philosophy of hospice mvt. and government's planned experiment with it discussed. [Congress budget analyst Malcolm CURTIS - notes government's savings by allowing Medicare to pay for hospice care.] [Soc. worker Sandy BAKER - notes implications of patient's decision to choose hospice care.] [Jean ABELN - discusses her case.] [Kim ABELN - notes mother's wish to die at home; praises hospice system.] [Tony ABELN - cites importance of keeping wife out of pain.]
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith
Duration:
00:04:10

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