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Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D.
The following are the edited transcripts of interviews conducted by Bill Moyers.  Portions of this interview appear in the CLOSE TO HOME series.

Bill Moyers discusses the nature of addiction with Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D. Leshner is the director of the federal government's National Institute on Drug Abuse.


Full transcript of interview with Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D. (46 K)

Alan Leshner

Alan I. Leshner, Ph.D.

An Interview with Steven Hyman, M.D.

Steven Hyman

Steven Hyman, M.D.

Bill Moyers talks about the brain and its role in addiction with Steven Hyman, M.D. Hyman directs the National Institute of Mental Health.


Full transcript of interview with Steven Hyman, M.D. (51 K)

An Interview with George Koob, M.D.

Bill Moyers and George Koob, M.D., discuss the neurochemistry and neurobiology of drug addiction. Koob is a professor in the neuropharmacology department at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California.


Full transcript of interview with George Koob, M.D. (68 K)

George Koob

George Koob, M.D.

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