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Bruno Bettelheim discusses his book "The informed heart: Autonomy in a mass age". The book chronicles his time in concentration camps in Germany during World War II and discusses the dangers of the advancement of technology and how a totalitarian government impacts the personality of its' people.
Bruno Bettelheim discusses his book "Love is not enough: the treatment of emotionally disturbed children". He discusses his theories on treating "emotionally disturbed" children and he speaks about The Orthogenic School for Emotionally Disturbed Children where he is the director.
Kenneth Donaldson discusses his book, "Insanity Inside Out" and his experience after being involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital. Topics of discussion include the conditions of the hospital, his experience being held there against his will, and the court case he won in front of the Supreme Court of the United States, O'Connor v. Donaldson.
Jonathan Kozol, the author of "Death at an Early Age" talks about issues of educational inequality and racial justice. Paul Zimmerman, former public teacher, talks about his experience creating what becomes to be the Southern School at Uptown, Chicago.
Discussion about Chicago: an agenda for change