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Unmasking Beloved Comedian Robin Williams

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jun 19, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 24:32

Guest: Dave Itzkoff, New York Times Culture Reporter, Author of “Robin” It’s been nearly four years since Robin Williams died of suicide. An autopsy later revealed he had an undiagnosed, progressive form of dementia known to cause depression and even hallucinations. Might that have contributed to his suicide? In death – and in life - Robin Williams was an enigma. Who was behind all the frenetic jokes and accents? When he wasn’t being funny for the world, who was he?