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Oliver Sacks Discusses "The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat."

Neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, whose book of case studies, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, has been made into a music theater production. Sacks is also the author of Awakenings, a work about victims of sleeping sickness, to whom he administered the experimental drug L-dopa.

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Other segments from the episode on October 1, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 1, 1987: Interview with Oliver Sacks; Review of Squeeze's album "Babylon and On"; Interview with Mamie Van Doren; Review of the film "The Pick-up Artist."

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