Year: 1991 Source: Time, (August 19, 1991). p.41 SIEC No: 19910810

This article summarizes the controversial book, Final Exit, by the founder of the Hemlock Society, Derek Humphry. The book is a manual for committing suicide or helping someone else kill themselves. It also argues that doctors & nurses should assist in the suicide of terminally ill patients. The article includes Humphry’s defense of rational suicide, as well as reaction to the book.