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The 1982 movie Frances tells the story of Hollywood actress Frances Farmer and how her struggles with mental health issues affected her career. We'll be joined by writer and author Jack El-Hai to learn about the film's historical accuracy.
Get Jack's Books
The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness: https://www.el-hai.com/the-lobotomist
The Nazi and the Psychiatrist: Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII: https://www.el-hai.com/the-nazi-the-psychiatrist
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