Lessenberry, Jack; Moreno, Jonathan D.; Fielder, Jon E.; Feldbaum, Carl; Greenberg, Mark
August 1996
New Republic;8/05/96, Vol. 215 Issue 6, p4
Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues of the journal "The New Republic." "Death and the Maiden," which criticized the medical methods of Dr. Jack Kevorkian; Response by Stephanie Gutmann to a letter about her article "Death and the Maiden"; "What Right to Die?," which focused on the issue of euthanasia in the U.S.


Related Articles

  • Death on Demand. Schenck, Eileen; McKinsey, Murray K.; Sloane, Beverly L. // Newsweek;1/11/1999, Vol. 133 Issue 2, p18 

    Presents readers' letters in response to `Death Wish' in the December 7, 1998 issue of `Newsweek.' Praise for Dr. Jack Kevorkian's advocacy of the right to die and doctor-assisted suicide in the United States; An assisted-suicide supporter's objection to euthanasia; Objections from the family...

  • Kevorkian: Mercy or murder? Buckley Jr., William F. // Cortlandt Forum;01/25/99, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p202 

    Focuses on the case of euthanasia practitioner Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Television broadcast of Kevorkian's practice of euthanasia on Lou Gehrig's disease patient Thomas Youk; Comments by professor of law Alan Dershowit; Ethical question of the modern world.

  • Dr. Death, a '90s celebrity. Sheed, Wilfrid // Time;6/3/1996, Vol. 147 Issue 23, p80 

    Opinion. Advances the notion that the celebrity status of Dr. Jack Kevorkian may negatively affect his quest to legalize euthanasia. The fact that euthanasia, in one form or another, has been discreetly practiced throughout history; A poll, published in the `New England Journal of Medicine,'...

  • Coming soon: Your neighborhood T.S.C. Bernardi, Peter J. // America;4/30/1994, Vol. 170 Issue 15, p6 

    Discusses Doctor Jack Kevorkian's effort to legalize euthanasia, a doctor-assisted suicide. Correlation between the legal victory of abortion rights and the increase in the demand for suicide rights; `Slippery slope' as the moral argument used to oppose legalization of euthanasia; Arguments of...

  • Yea, though I walk through the valley.  // Psychology Today;Nov/Dec93, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p9 

    Calls for smashing the last irrational and most fearsome taboo of planned death and thereby opening the floodgates of ...benefit for humankind. Excerpted from `Prescription: Medicide: The Goodness of Planned Death,' by Jack Kevorkian, M.D.

  • Dr. Death: a cold-hearted escort for life's final journey. Albom, Mitch // Fort Worth Business Press;6/18/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p39 

    The author reflects on his conversation with Jack Kevorkian, a doctor convicted for 8 years for assisting 130 people to commit suicide. He believes that Kevorkian did not express any form of humanity in his words. He observes that Kevorkian was more interested in death than in life. He argues...

  • Snuff film. Cohn, Jonathan // New Republic;12/14/98, Vol. 219 Issue 24, p6 

    Condemns Jack Kevorkian, a U.S. physician, for helping administer several assisted suicides. Television program where the suicides administered by Kevorkian were broadcast; Crime committed by Kevorkian under a Michigan law on assisted suicide; Study by Herbert Hendin, an opponent of...

  • RESPONSES TO “A COMPARISON OF CHARACTERISTICS OF KEVORKIAN EUTHANASIA CASES AND PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDES IN OREGON”. Girsh, Faye; Roscoe, Lori A.; Malphurs, Julie E.; Dragovic, L. J.; Cohen, Donna // Gerontologist;Dec2001, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p828 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "A Comparison of Characteristics of Kevorkian Euthanasia Cases and Physician-Assisted Suicides in Oregon," by L. A. Roscoe, J. A. Malphurs, L. J. Dragovic, and D. Cohen from the August 2001 issue on the difference between...

  • Death Comes for Dr. Death. Murchison, William // Human Life Review;Summer2011, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p5 

    The article offers the author's insights on the mysteries of life and its relation with doctor Jack Kevorkian's death. The author states that the restoration of old norms that concern with life is a daunting task and with Kevorkian's tasks to encourage society to let people kill themselves at...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics