Interview with Gerda Lerner on her book A Death of One's Own

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Interview with Gerda Lerner on her book A Death of One's Own
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Tricia Del Longo interviews Dr. Gerda Lerner (1920 - 2013), an historian and pioneer in the field of women's history. She recently published the book "A Death of One's Own," about her experiences with death, particularly that of her husband Carl Lerner. She discusses the right to die, the institutional neglect of the dying, her life, and her honest feelings during her husband's death.

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ca. December 25, 1978
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WBAI, December 25, 1978
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1978
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