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Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:00pm
Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.

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Watch On-Demand: Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.
Watch On-Demand (Audio Descriptive Version): Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.
The on-demand archive of the national virtual screening and panel discussion of American Masters – Oliver Sacks: His Own Life   panel discussion is now available. See the full broadcast of the documentary on April 9th
Join WXXI Education for a series of 3 trainings connected to Ken Burns' The Gene: An Intimate History.
This space is a hub for WXXI's work, resources, and community experiences around the series Ken Burns presents The Gene: An Intimate History. 

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Friday, April 9, 2021 - 9:00pm
Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 8:00pm
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. joins host Joan Lunden to discuss coronaviruses
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 8:00pm
Award-winning journalist Joan Lunden is now the host of public television’s Emmy-nominated national healthcare series.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 6:30pm
Join WXXI Education for a special virtual screening and chat about the Speaking Grief documentary. 
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