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Dyslexia (Part I) #306149

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Findings of research into dyslexia and implications for its victims examined; Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Woodrow Wilson, Bruce Jenner, Leonardo Da Vinci, Auguste Rodin recalled all dyslexic. [JENNER - describes his ordeal as student.] Est. number with dyslexia outlined. Possible perceptual basis of disorder considered. [Gregg FORREST, Edward FLETCHER - describe breakdown in their cognitive skills.] Possibility disorder is caused by abnormal brain configuration explained. [Dr. Albert GALABURDA - discusses findings.] [Dr. Shelley SMITH - believes such brain physiology is hereditary.] [JENNER - notes importance of academic achievement for child's self-esteem.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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