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Otto Friedrich reads from and discusses his book "Going Crazy"

BROADCAST: Feb. 27, 1976 | DURATION: 00:55:02

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When Otto Friedrich wrote his book, "Going Crazy: An Inquiry Into Madness in Our Time," his intention was to find out from those with mental illness what it was like to go crazy. Friedrich said one man told him that light bulbs were talking to him. In the end, of the people Friedrich asked, about a third of them were treated with professional help, a third were helped with medications and the other third got better by being left alone.