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‘Doctor Death’ Jack Kevorkian Dead At 83

ul_KevorkianHe was an ahead-of-his-time thinker who tried to shape a more humane society. The New York Times writes:
Dr. Kevorkian challenged social taboos about disease and dying, willfully defying prosecutors and the courts as he actively sought national celebrity. His critics and supporters generally agree on this: As a result of his stubborn and often intemperate advocacy for the right of the terminally ill to choose how they die, hospice care has boomed in the United States, and physicians have become more sympathetic to their pain and more willing to prescribe medication to relieve it.
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‘Dr. Death’ Jack Kevorkian: “Medicine Is Controlled By Religion” (Video)

Here's doctor and right-to-die activist Jack Kevorkian speaking with Fox News' Neil Cavuto about the recent HBO film, You Don't Know Jack. This film is a biopic of the good doctor's infamous career later in life: those actions that landed him in prison and the media circus that revolved around him. Kevorkian candidly expresses his views on Fox News and his opinion of this film:
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