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Hypnosis Unearths Childhood Memories

Novelist Richard Price suffered from spinal cancer; surgery left him wheelchair-bound. Instead of taking pain medicine, he opted for hypnosis, which stirred long-forgotten memories of his early life. He turned those recollections into a new memoir, called Clear Pictures.


Other segments from the episode on June 23, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 23, 1989: Interview with Reynolds Price; Commentary on stride piano; Interview with Spike Lee; Commentary on the 100th anniversary of the bra.


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