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Tales of a Medical Renegade: 'The Lobotomist'

Journalist Jack El-Hai is the author of The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness. El-Hai is the executive vice president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and a winner of the June Roth Memorial Award for Medical Journalism.

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Other segments from the episode on March 10, 2005

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, March 10, 2005: Interview with Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey; Interview with Jack El-Hai; Review of Francine Prose's ne novel "A changed man."

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