The Final Exit Network says mentally competent adults have a basic human right to end their lives. Dick Gordon talks with one of the group's guides, Fran Schindler, about her own serious illness and decision to participate.
Dick speaks with Dr. Timothy Lepore, the colorful, contrarian physician on the world-famous island of Nantucket. He's surgeon, medical examiner, football team doctor, accidental homicide detective and more.
As violence continues in Syria, guest host Alex Chadwick speaks with former Syrian prisoner Bara Sarraj. He was in the infamous Tadmor prison for nine years and was tortured on a regular basis. He tells of getting picked up and not charged, then beaten and locked in prison. He gives details of daily life and the “symphony of terror” he heard every day.