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The lobotomy was hailed by The New York Times as a "surgery of the soul", a landmark medical procedure promising hope to mentally ill patients. Championed by neurologist Walter J. Freeman, this "last resort" caught on fast. A decade later, Freeman was decried as a moral monster and the lobotomy as a barbaric mistake of modern medicine. This program tells the gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry. Campbell Scott narrates.
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PBSAmerican Experience: The Lobotomist DVD
 
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5.0

Excellent video

By PsycProf

from Dallas, Texas

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Comments about PBS American Experience: The Lobotomist DVD:

Great video for psychology professors.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The "god complex" personified!

By Roy Marine

from Silverdale WA

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Comments about PBS American Experience: The Lobotomist DVD:

Great documentary exploring the problems of ethics and science.

(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Technology and ambition gone awry

By a medical history buff

from Merrick, NY

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Comments about PBS American Experience: The Lobotomist DVD:

Lobotomy is a subject we rarely hear about and many would like to sweep it under the rug.
The story of the man is interesting enough but
the history of the medical procedure and it's initial acceptance by society is chilling. Not only a top notch production, this informative expose brings to light the very real danger of ambition without restraint and the technology that is readily available to accomodate it.

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