Book Discussion on Extraordinary Minds

Mr. Gardner talked about his new book, Extraordinary Minds: Portraits of Exceptional Individuals and an Examination of Our… read more

Mr. Gardner talked about his new book, Extraordinary Minds: Portraits of Exceptional Individuals and an Examination of Our Extraordinariness, published by Basic Books. The book examines what makes people extraordinarily mentally gifted through details of the lives of Mozart, Virginia Woolf, Freud and Gandhi. He also talked about his research on some other historical figures, such as Igor Stravinsky, and what they reveal about the characteristics of extraordinary intelligence. close

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Book Discussion on Extraordinary Minds

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Booknotes
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Booknotes
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 5, 1997
Last Aired:
Jan 29, 2008

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  • Oct 05, 1997 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 05, 1997 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 06, 1997 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 2008 | 1:31am EST | C-SPAN 3
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