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“How to Die in Oregon,” an intimate and poignant film about the impact of Oregon’s 1994 Death With Dignity Act, won the Grand Jury Prize in the U. S. Documentary Competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, one of the most prestigious awards that can be won by a non-fiction film anywhere in the world. […]

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FILM REVIEW by Richard Cote “YOU DON’T KNOW JACK” In “You Don’t Know Jack,” Dr. Jack Kevorkian (played by Al Pacino), a made-for-television HBO movie, was broadcast in the U.S. on April 24. Its story opens when the unemployed Michigan pathologist, age 60, had found his new calling: hastening the death of patients suffering from […]

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PRESS RELEASE by Candlelight Records, 20 April 2010: FEAR FACTORY TO START SECOND LEG OF AMERICAN TOUR MID-MAY Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Fear Factory are set to kick off the second leg of their American Fear Campaign tour on May 14 at The Rialto Theater in Tucson, Arizona. The tour, also featuring Prong, and Thy Will Be […]

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Among the nominations for Oscars in the short documentary category announced in Hollywood today is — “The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner,” from Just Media, which is a portrait of the former governor of the state of Washington who led a campaign on behalf of the state’s Death with Dignity Act, which permits assisted […]

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ERGO would like to draw your attention to a music track due to be released by the hard rock band Fear Factory, titled ‘Final Exit’. Quietly voiced at the very beginning of the song are the words “Final Exit – The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying”, the exact title of my […]

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You can view a list of my books, from l972 through 2008, at this Amazon site: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B000AQ1V2K Also, my memoir “Good Life, Good Death” is now on Kindle or at the ERGO Bookstore

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Take a look at the interesting YouTube video by the Final Exit Network team athttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_z1evoiPMHA

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Take a look at this elegant web site by French choice-in-dying activist Jacqueline Jencquel, which is full — in two languages — of news, plus sharp pictures which load quickly. http://www.jacquelinejencquel.com —Derek Humphry 12/13/08

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It is well to be aware that there are persons in America who troll this blog and my ERGO Listserv looking for people in distress, and then approach them and offer to help them to die for a price. Hard evidence of this emerged in a recent television documentary, ‘Reverend Death’, distributed by Channel 4 […]

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Good Life, Good Death (eBook PDF) Memoir of how a writer became an euthanasia advocate by Derek Humphry Founder of the Hemlock Society (1980-2003) Author of Final Exit NEW! Published May 21, 2008 $12.00 (PDF eBook) • 2008 Not available in paperback 321 pages • 19 chapters with photos http://www.finalexit.org/ergo-store ISBN 978-0-9768283-3-4 Born in England, […]

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