Carolyn Jones talks “The American Nurse” with Katie Couric

“Anyone who spends time in a hospital dealing with illness realizes very quickly how incredibly important those nurses are and how hard they and how underappreciated they are.”


MetroFocus interview with Carolyn Jones and hospice nurse, Diane Ryan.

“I started off thinking we had kind of a social responsibility as members of society to know when our card is up, to know when it was time to stop the next treatment or the next procedure. And I discovered over and over that that moment doesn’t come, the will to live is an amazing.”


PBS NewsHour | “Portraits of Compassion”

“Photographer Carolyn Jones spent the last two years profiling changes in the health care system and the compassion of those on the front lines. She speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about her new book, “The American Nurse,” and how the profession is evolving with the health care industry.”


‘Defining Hope’: Film Review, Hollywood Reporter

“A clear-eyed and compassionate conversation starter.”


Conversations | Director Carolyn Jones on “Defining Hope”, New York Foundation for the Arts

“Almost all of us will have decisions to make or be made for us—the best thing we can do is let someone know what makes life worth living to us personally.”