Medicine: The Man Who Knew Freud

The Man Who Knew Freud Few psychiatrists ever took Sigmund Freud as calmly as did James Tucker Fisher. Perhaps it was his background. Fisher spent the best years of his boyhood in the saddle herding cattle on an Illinois farm, did not learn to read & write until he was 13, dropped out of M.I.T., made a fortune in San Diego real estate, became a veterinarian, and decided not to practice the profession when a proper Bostonian lady refused to marry a "horse doctor." So Fisher went to Harvard, got his M.D. and became...

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