Show: New England Authors with Kameel Nasr

Episode: 06 Katherine Anderson, mental institutions, historic and present

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Episode Description:

Fascinating discussion with Kate Anderson, author of three books based on abandoned insane asylums. Kate has studied and photographed these massive institutions. She gives a history of the ornate buildings--which housed 560,000 patients during the 1950s--followed by massive de-institutionalization. Through her use of fiction, Anderson describes mental health care through the ages. Lively and knowledgeable guest.

Episode Short Description: Kate Anderson delves into the history of New England insane asylums, the history of mental care, and the grand buildings which housed 560,000 patients

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Date HD Episode Video Uploaded: Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 17:20