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American Experience | Promotion | The Lobotomist Preview

In the 1940s Dr. Walter Freeman gained fame for perfecting the lobotomy, then hailed as a miracle cure for the severely mentally ill. But within a few years, lobotomy was labeled one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.

S20 E2 | 0:00:36 | AIRED: 2/28/2009 |
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