Guest Host: Steve Roberts

Lobotomy is the controversial procedure in which the frontal lobes of the brain are cut to relieve psychiatric disorders. A new biography presents a complex picture of the maverick doctor who promoted this form of psychosurgery and how he’s influenced the field of psychiatry.


  • Jack El-Hai Executive V.P. of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and contributor to "The Atlantic Monthly," "The Washington Post Magazine," "American Heritage," and other publications.

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