The Island of the Colorblind

Mr. Krulwich interviewed Dr. Sacks, first about his love of plants, and then about his new book, The Island of the Colorblind published by… read more

Mr. Krulwich interviewed Dr. Sacks, first about his love of plants, and then about his new book, The Island of the Colorblind published by Alfred A. Knopf. It is about his visit to Pingelap, a small island in the Pacific Ocean, where many of the inhabitants are colorblind. They discussed the neurology and psychology of sight and color perception and then took questions from the audience. Dr. Sacks is also the author of Awakenings. close

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The Island of the Colorblind

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Program ID:
78725-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 09, 1997 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 10, 1997 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Mar 09, 1997 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 1997 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 1997 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 2

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