Head Cases

Michael Paul Mason talked about his book, Head Cases (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), with Julie Englander. The book recounts his work with the sufferers of… read more

Michael Paul Mason talked about his book, Head Cases (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), with Julie Englander. The book recounts his work with the sufferers of traumatic brain injuries. In the book he profiles several people he has assisted and relays his travel to what he deems “the brain injury capital of the world,” Balad Air Force Base in Iraq.

In his interview with Ms. Englander, Mr. Mason talked about how be became interested in the subject and read excerpts from his book. The mother of the people profiled in Head Cases was in the audience and talked about her son’s recovery from a traumatic brain injury. Mr. Mason responded to audience members' questions following his remarks.

Michael Paul Mason is a brain injury case manager. His writing has been published in Discover magazine. close

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Program ID:
205171-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2008 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2008 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 20, 2008 | 9:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 2008 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2008 | 6:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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