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The Lobotomist (2008)

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It was hailed by the New York Times as "surgery of the soul," a groundbreaking medical procedure that promised hope to the most distressed mentally ill patients and their families. But what began as an operation of last resort was soon being performed at some fifty state asylums, often with devastating results.

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Middle
High
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The Lobotomist

Nuclear Meltdown Disaster (2015)

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NOVA reveals the minute-by-minute story of the Fukushima nuclear crisis—the one you know about, and the one you likely don't; the perilously close call at the other Fukushima nuclear power plant a few miles away from the meltdowns.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
01:00
Nuclear Meltdown Disaster