Face to Face - Dr. Oliver Sacks (1989)

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Jeremy Isaacs talks to American neurologist Oliver Sacks, author of 'Awakenings', and 'The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat'. In this interview he describes how he turned the case history into literature, and about his new book, 'Seeing Voices', which explores the strategies for survival of the profoundly deaf.

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