Unmasking Beloved Comedian Robin Williams
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 837 , Segment 5
Episode: Bias and Insubordination at the FBI, Revisiting the Marshmallow Test, Unmasking Robin Williams
- Jun 19, 2018 11:00 pm
- 24:32 mins
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?