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Michael M. Baden Discusses the Insights to be Gleaned from Autopsies.

Medical examiner Michael M. Baden. In his new book, Unnatural Death: Confessions of a Medical Examiner, Baden, the former chief medical examiner for New York City, reviews the record of famous autopsies of the last 30 years as evidence of a pattern of bungled investigations of unnatural deaths. Baden, who has been a medical examiner for 30 years, views his profession as a historian or anthropologist who revisits ruined or questionable autopsies in the hopes of correcting history. Baden is now director of the forensic sciences unit for the New York State Police. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on July 19, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 19, 1989: Interview with Michael M. Baden; Review of Francesco Cilea and Magda Olivero's album "Adrianna Lecouvreur"; Interview with Mary Kay Blakely; Commentary on…


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