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A Writer Reports on His Own Brain Surgery.

Writer Steve Fishman. Fishman suffered a brain hemorrhage while in Nicaragua several years ago. His book, "A Bomb in the Brain," is a first person account of that experience and the subsequent surgery that left him with a mild form of epilepsy. (Rebroadcast. Original date 12/21/88).


Other segments from the episode on April 2, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 2, 1990: Interview with Steve Fishman; Interview with Gerry Mulligan; Review of the television show "Twin Peaks."


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