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January 25th, 2023 Podcast by Institutionalized

Institutionalized: Deinstitutionalization with John Hirschauer

Charles and Aaron sit down with John Hirschauer to discuss the history of mental institutions and the implications of deinstitutionalization.

Recommendations: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison by Michel Foucault
The Insanity Offense: How America's Failure to Treat the Seriously Mentally Ill Endangers Its Citizens by E. Fuller Torrey

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About Institutionalized

Charles Fain Lehman & Aaron Sibarium, two friends and DC-based reporters who spend a lot of time wondering: are our institutions failing? This podcast is their effort to have these discussions in public, with some of the smartest people we know. Using their experience as reporters, this podcast discusses how our problems come down to how our institutions—our colleges, our businesses, our government, our media—function, or don’t.