• Fresh Air, Kay Redfield Jamison and David Paymer

  • By: Terry Gross
  • Narrated by: Terry Gross
  • Length: 48 mins
  • Radio/TV Program
  • Release date: 12-28-01
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM

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Psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison and an archive interview with actor David Paymer on this archive edition of Fresh Air. Jamison is an authority on manic-depression and suicide. Her book, Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide is now out in paperback. She's also the author of Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. Jamison disclosed her own 30-year battle with manic-depression in the memoir, An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. Jamison is Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Actor David Paymer received an Oscar nomination for his role in Mr. Saturday Night. He also starred in the movie Quiz Show as Dan Enright, the villain producer who rigs the show Twenty-One. His other film credits include Get Shorty and the new David Mamet film State & Main. (Original Broadcast Dates January 5, 2001 and October 6, 1994)

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