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Jack Kevorkian, aka 'Dr. Death,' dies at 83

Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the audacious Michigan pathologist dubbed "Dr. Death" for his role in assisting the suicides of more than 100 terminally ill people, died early Friday. Full story

Mercenary or criminal? Kevorkian debate continues

   Dr. Jack Kevorkian, who thrust the subject of assisted suicide into the national conversation, died of natural causes on Friday. He was 83. NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.

Kevorkian attorney: Will be remembered for his kindness

   Dr. Jack Kevorkian died at the age of 83 in a Michigan hospital after a blood clot from his leg broke free and lodged in his heart. Attorney Geoffrey Feiger, who defended Kevorkian, joins Chris Jansing

Kevorkian: From the Archives

   June 5, 1990 Dr. Jack Kevorkian bursts on the scene, stunning the country after assisting in the suicide of a 54-year-old Alzheimer's patient from Portland, Oregon. NBC's Tom Brokaw and Dan Molina report.

Dr. Jack Kevorkian: I want 'death control'

   June 6, 1990: The day after his shocking admission that he provided a "suicide machine" to a woman who then used the machine to commit suicide, Dr. Jack Kevorkian spoke to NBC's Tom Brokaw.

Dr. Jack Kevorkian dead at 83

   Assisted suicide activist Jack Kevorkian died this morning in a Michigan hospital after being treated for pneumonia and kidney problems.

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  Kevorkian dies at 83

Dr. Jack Kevorkian was known as Dr. Death for his support of euthanasia for terminally ill patients. NBC's Chris Clackum reports.

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Prescription bottles from Dr. Jack Kevorkian's estate, scheduled to be auctioned Friday Oct. 28, 2011, are displayed in New York , Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Kevorkian's estate is going ahead with plans to auction 17 of his paintings, including one he did with a pint of his blood, even though a subur

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Adam Hunter, of Hunter Auction Galleries, adjusts Dr. Jack Kevorkian's signature cap and cardigan sweater, from Kevorkian's estate, that are scheduled to be auctioned Friday Oct. 28, 2011, are as they are displayed in New York , Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Kevorkian's estate is going ahead with plans t

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Dr. Jack Kevorkian's last driver's license is one of the items on display during a media preview October 27, 2011 for the sale of Kevorkian's estate to be held October 28 at the New York Institute of Technology. A portion will go to the charity Kicking Cancer for Kids. AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A.CLARY (