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Fordham Conversations: A Psychobiography of Bobby Fischer

by Robin Shannon
A photo of the Joseph Ponterotto

Chris Taggert

Understanding the Mind of a Famous Chess Player

Author Joseph Ponterotto, Ph.D., professor of counseling, attempts to understand the mind of arguably the world’s most famous chess player in his book A Psychobiography of Bobby Fischer (Charles C. Thomas Publisher Ltd, 2012).

WFUV’s Viridiana Castelan reports on a group of Bronx students whose meet-and-greet with Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter encouraged them to immerse themselves in reading.

(Rebroadcast from September 7, 2013)

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