Part One: The Bastard Who Invented The Lobotomy


<p>In Episode 94, Robert is joined by Daniel Van Kirk to discuss Walter Freeman, the father of lobotomies.</p><p><br></p><p><strong>FOOTNOTES:</strong></p><ol> <li><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/magazine/2001/02/04/the-lobotomist/630196c4-0f70-4427-832a-ce04959a6dc8/">The Lobotomist</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.medicalbag.com/home/features/despicable-doctors/walter-freeman-the-father-of-the-lobotomy/">Walter Freeman: The Father of the Lobotomy</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.irishcentral.com/opinion/niallodowd/rosemary-kennedy-jfk-sister">Rosemary Kennedy: the sad life of President Kennedy's younger sister</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/rosemary-kennedy-telling-the-story-of-a-forgotten-daughter-1.3939321">Rosemary Kennedy: Telling the story of a forgotten daughter</a></li> <li><a href="https://people.com/books/inside-rosemary-kennedys-lobotomy-performed-by-dr-walter-freeman/">Inside Rosemary Kennedy's Disastrous Lobotomy – And How Her Father Chose Her Doctor</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.medicalbag.com/home/features/despicable-doctors/walter-freeman-the-father-of-the-lobotomy/">Walter Freeman: The Father of the Lobotomy</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/science/2008/jan/13/neuroscience.medicalscience">He was bad, so they put an ice pick in his brain...</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.irishcentral.com/news/joe-kennedy-sr-sought-secret-deal-with-de-valera-on-irish-ports-during-the-war-185150351-237555751">Joe Kennedy, Sr sought secret deal with De Valera on Irish ports during the War</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.health.com/depression/8-million-americans-psychological-distress">Mental Illness Is On the Rise in the U.S. for a Frustrating Reason</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Lobotomist-Maverick-Medical-Genius-Illness/dp/0470098309">The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness </a></li> <li><a href="https://storycorps.org/stories/my-lobotomy/">My Lobotomy</a></li> </ol>