Review of “The Lobotomist” (2008)

Moving picture, 60 minutes

Seen in 2019.

The history of lobotomy with a strong focus on the charismatic, callous phase of Walter Freeman II’s career in the 1940s through early 1950s.

Aired as an episode of the series American Experience (1988), an episodic documentary showcase. Simplified, highlighting some gruesome anecdotes.

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