Political Gabfest

Gabfest Reads: He Wanted to Die Holding Hands

Her husband’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis led Amy Bloom to support his dying wishes.


Episode Notes

David Plotz talks with author Amy Bloom about her journey to support the death of her husband, by suicide, as chronicled in her new book In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank.


About the Show

Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says, “Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest.” The Gabfest is hosted by Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz. Listen for the debates, stay for the cocktail chatter.

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