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PBS NewsHour | Cocaine: How 'Miracle Drug' Nearly Destroyed Sigmund Freud, William Halsted | PBS

Duration: 07:10
Program: PBS NewsHour #10177
Broadcast Date: Oct. 17, 2011

In "An Anatomy of Addiction," medical historian Howard Markel details the cocaine addictions of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted, both medical revolutionaries of the 1880s. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser discusses cocaine addiction's early history in medicine with Markel.

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Post Date: October 17, 2011