American Academy of Psychotherapists

Saturday, October 05, 1963

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Opens with remarks by Dr. Carl Whitaker. Welcomes the crowd, makes some psychology jokes. He welcomes the evenings guest speaker, Dr. Joseph Campbell of Sarah Lawrence College, to the podium. He discusses Freud, Jung, and Indian culture. He discusses the id and super ego. He goes on to compare cultures and talk about notions in Indian culture that correspond to the id: karma, arta and dharma. Long lecture follows. Some audience responses follow.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71941
Municipal archives id: T1617


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osman ali from USA

He discusses Freud, Jung, and Indian culture. He discusses the id and super ego.

Mar. 26 2014 08:40 PM

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