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'Love At Goon Park'


Deborah Blum
* Author Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection (Perseus Books, 2002)
* Winner, Pulitzer Prize 1992
* Professor, Journalism
* University of Wisconsin
* Madison, Wisconsin

Frans de Waal
* Author, The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections of a Primatologist (Basic Books, 2001)
* Primatologist, Yerkes Primate Center
* Professor, Psychology
* Emory University
* Atlanta, Georgia

In a series of now famous experiments using cloth monkeys and wire monkeys, psychologist Harry Harlow set out to show what today might seem obvious--infants need love. In this hour, we'll look at the life and science of Harry Harlow with Pulitzer Prize-winner Deborah Blum, the author of a new book on the subject, and primatologist Frans de Waal.

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