Book Discussion on Crashing Through

Robert Kurson talked about his book Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See, published by Random… read more

Robert Kurson talked about his book Crashing Through: A True Story of Risk, Adventure, and the Man Who Dared to See, published by Random House. Mr. Kurson told the story of Mike May, a blind man who was offered the chance to undergo stem cell transplant surgery to regain the sight he lost at age three. Initially unsure whether he wanted eyesight, Mr. May eventually underwent the operation. The book recounts how he made the decision and how he adjusted to life after the surgery. Mr. May, the subject of the book, also spoke and then answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Crashing Through

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Program ID:
199068-1
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Location:
Bailey's Crossroads, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 24, 2007
Last Aired:
Aug 4, 2007

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  • Jun 24, 2007 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2007 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 01, 2007 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 04, 2007 | 1:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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