AirTalk for October 31, 2014

"Death with dignity" advocate Brittany Maynard has postponed her scheduled death originally set for Nov. 1. Is California ready to allow terminally ill patients the right to end their lives on their terms? Also, we hear from real-life night crew cameramen who consulted on the critically acclaimed film "Nightcrawler." Then, it's TGI-Filmweek!
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