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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly

Episode #315

This program included: a report looking at how US Muslims are aiding their Chechen counterparts who were forced to flee the capital of Grozny during the one-month period of Muslim worship known as Ramadan; a profile on a New York community of the ultra-Orthodox Lubavitcher Hasidim, the strictest following of Judaism in which women are restricted from many activities in the presence of males; and a feature on the AMA's decision to oppose US regulation that would ban pain management and palliative care by looking at how a Boston hospital has helped terminally ill patients die with little physician assistance. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: This series provides in-depth coverage of the top religion and ethics stories of the week as well as religious and ethical perspectives on domestic and foreign events and the arts. Hosted by veteran journalist Bob Abernethy, the series brings viewers breaking news through live and taped reports filed by a team of correspondents in the field and interviews with prominent newsmakers.

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