Death with Dignity: A Film and Discussion
This screening of the documentary film The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner will be followed by a discussion and Q&A led by Tim Appleton, Multi-State Campaign and Outreach Manager for Compassion & Choices.
The film (2009, 38m) follows the "last campaign" of Booth Gardner, the Governor of Washington from 1985 to 1993, as he fights for the passage of the Washington Death with Dignity Act (also called Initiative 1000), legalizing aid in dying in Washington state.
Tim Appleton is a veteran political operative and campaign staffer. He has served on the legislative staff of the Connecticut Senate Democrats and worked on the municipal, state and federal campaigns of more than a dozen candidates. Tim's work has focused on digital media, and maximizing social media platforms. Since leaving state service, Tim has managed issue and political campaigns. Tim currently serves as Multi-State Campaign and Outreach Manager for Compassion & Choices—Connecticut, working to pass permissive aid in dying legislation in our state.