Death and Dying http://publicradiotulsa.org en "Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/things-ive-learned-dying-book-about-life-encore-presentation <p>On this edition of ST, we listen back to an interview from January of this year. At that time, we spoke with David R. Dow, a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center and an internationally recognized figure in the fight against the death penalty. Dow discusses his latest book, a memoir entitled "Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life." You can learn more about this interview --- and can hear all of it as a free, on-demand "stream" --- at <a href="http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/things-ive-learned-dying-book-about-life">this link</a>.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:48:47 +0000 Rich Fisher 62742 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life" (Encore presentation.) "Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/things-ive-learned-dying-book-about-life <p>Our guest is David R. Dow, a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center and an internationally recognized figure in the fight against the death penalty. Dow is also the founder and director of the Texas Innocence Network; he has represented more than 100 death row inmates in their state and federal appeals. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:26:32 +0000 Rich Fisher 52770 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Things I've Learned from Dying: A Book About Life" Best of ST in 2013: "The Path to a Better Way of Death" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/best-st-2013-path-better-way-death <p>On this edition of The Best of StudioTulsa, we revisit our discussion with Katy Butler, an accomplished journalist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Best American Essays, and The Best Buddhist Writing. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:30:47 +0000 Rich Fisher 52210 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Best of ST in 2013: "The Path to a Better Way of Death" Best of ST in 2013: "The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/best-st-2013-science-rewriting-boundaries-between-life-and-death <p>On this edition of The Best of StudioTulsa, we revisit our chat with Dr. Sam Parnia, one of the world's leading experts on the scientific study of death and near-death experiences. Specifically, we discuss Dr. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 19:22:53 +0000 Rich Fisher 51877 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Best of ST in 2013: "The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death" "Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/knocking-heavens-door-path-better-way-death <p>We speak today by phone with Katy Butler, an accomplished journalist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, The Best American Science Writing, The Best American Essays, and The Best Buddhist Writing. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 19:15:31 +0000 Rich Fisher 46178 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death" "The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/science-rewriting-boundaries-between-life-and-death-encore-presentation <p>What happens to us when we die? Where does the line between life and death really or finally reside? These questions are as old as human consciousness itself. On this encore presentation of ST, we present an interesting discussion with Dr. Sam Parnia, the director of the well-known AWARE Study (as in, "AWAreness during REsuscitation") and one of the world's leading experts on the scientific study of death and near-death experiences. Dr. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 16:24:57 +0000 Rich Fisher 41535 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death" (Encore presentation.) "The Practical Guide to the Logistics of Death" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/practical-guide-logistics-death <p>On this edition of ST, a nuts-and-bolts discussion of a topic that few of us actually want to talk about. Nevertheless, our program covers some important ground today; our guest is Scott Taylor Smith, a venture capitalist and lawyer in California, who talks about his new book, "When Someone Dies: The Practical Guide to the Logistics of Death." This is a useful and readable guidebook that is --- as was noted in the Library Home Journal --- "well-organized, succinct, and detailed without being overwhelming.... Wed, 01 May 2013 20:17:53 +0000 Rich Fisher 38319 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Practical Guide to the Logistics of Death"