Titles in this Series

Living with Dying

Item #: 10478

A Different Kind of Care

Item #: 10479

A Death of One's Own

Item #: 10480

A Time to Change

Item #: 10481

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On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying in America

The Series Includes : Living with Dying | A Different Kind of Care | A Death of One's Own | A Time to Change
DVD (Chaptered) Price: $319.80
DVD + 3-Year Streaming Price: $479.70
3-Year Streaming Price: $319.80



In this acclaimed four-part series, veteran PBS journalist Bill Moyers reports on the growing movement in America to improve care for people who are dying. Using interviews and research from across the country, each program describes the intimate experiences of patients, families, and caregivers as they struggle to infuse life’s ultimate rite of passage with compassion and comfort. The DVD version of this series also includes a special video introduction by Mr. Moyers. This powerful series is available exclusively through Films for the Humanities & Sciences. 4-part series, 87 minutes each.

Item#: BVL10477

ISBN: 978-0-7365-5651-4

Copyright date: ©2000

Reviews & Awards

2001 FREDDIE Award—Issues & Ethics category

2001 Notable Videos for Adults—ALA Video Roundtable

Booklist 2000 Editors’ Choice

"To accompany the dying is to find something of the divine within ourselves. Somehow, by force of exquisite insight and a unique kind of empathy for his subjects and his audience, Bill Moyers has enabled us to do it. It is an extraordinary accomplishment."—The New York Times

"The series is the first of its kind to bring the camera into this intimate milieu and to explore the dilemmas, humor, and victories of the dying, as well as of their families and caregivers."—Modern Maturity

"The series…eloquently depicted the personal and institutional dilemmas around how we die."—The Washington Post

"Gaining control over one of life’s most profound experiences requires first that we talk about our experiences, fears and hopes. Watching On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying…is a good start."—USA Today

"It’s not ordinary television."—Money

"Remarkable."—Los Angeles Times

"Television [that] dignifies the medium."—New York Magazine

"The memories and messages will linger. This latest Moyers triumph…is too good, and too crucial, to miss."—Daily News

"A superb series."—Booklist

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