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Is 78.8 Years Long Enough to Live?

Is 78.8 Years Long Enough to Live?

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How long should we live? Is the age of death for the average American (78.8) about right or should science continue trying to expand life expectancies? On February 3, that question was debated by four leading experts for Intelligence Squared U.S. moderated by ABC News correspondent John Donvan in front of a packed house at New York'€™s Kaufman Center.