Book Discussion on An Anatomy of Addiction

Howard Markel, director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, spoke about the cocaine use of… read more

Howard Markel, director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, spoke about the cocaine use of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud and surgeon William Halsted. Mr. Markel reported that, unaware of cocaine’s addictive properties, both men experimented with the use of cocaine for medicinal purposes. close

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Book Discussion on An Anatomy of Addiction

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Public Affairs Event
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2011

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  • Nov 26, 2011 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2011 | 7:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2011 | 4:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2011 | 4:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
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