Concussions In Football

In 2002, forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu took an interest in brain injuries when the body of NFL Hall of Famer Mike Webster lay before him on the table. This hour, guest host Lauren Silverman will learn about how his research has caused many Americans to rethink our devotion to football with Jeanne Marie Laskas. Her book “Concussion” is the source material for the movie of the same name starring Will Smith out Friday. Be sure to also listen to our interview last year with ESPN investigative reporter Steve Fainaru about the “Frontline” documentary “League of Denial.”

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