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Psychologist Daniel Schacter and journalist Michela Wrong on this edition of Fresh Air. Schacter is the author of the new book The Seven Sins of Memory: How the Mind Forgets and Remembers. The book looks at memory loss and age, arguing that gaps in memory are normal if not necessary to a sharp mind. He's a professor of psychology at Harvard University. Wrong is the author of the new book In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo. The book examines the 1960 CIA plot to murder Patrice Lumumba who was then leader of newly independent Congo. The plot led to Lumumba's removal from power and the ascension of Mobutu Sese Seko. Wrong is a staff reporter with The Financial Times.

GENRE
Arts & Entertainment
NARRATOR
TG
Terry Gross
LENGTH
00:44
hr min
RELEASED
2001
May 15
PUBLISHER
WHYY-FM
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
20.4
MB