The Curious Autodidact

April 5, 2015

Diane Rehm: A Widow with a Microphone

Filed under: end of life,media related,women heroes — Honilima @ 6:35 pm


Diane Rehm is a stunning journalist working out of WAMU in Washington DC. Her husband’s recent death has gotten her only more active in working for national access to end-of-life choice.

At 78 years old she has stepped up her coverage of death to open the dialogue nationally after seeing her husband’s sad decline from Parkinson’s Disease. Theirs was a strong marriage of two smart active people and seeing one’s partner decline as she had to activated her to join with Compassion and Choices to work on end of life options for those who desire it most.

Here are a few of her recent broadcasts of merit include New Efforts to Expand Options for Terminally Ill Patients and Choosing to Die.


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