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FRONTLINE

The End of Football?

  • Aired: 10/08/2013
  • 08:26
  • Rating: NR
When Dr. Bennet Omalu found CTE in the brain of Steelers legend Mike Webster, he believed NFL doctors would want to know more. They didn't. In public, they sought a retraction of his findings. In private, they warned him about the implications of his research.
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Bennet Omalu recalls the NFL's reaction to his discovery of CTE in Mike Webster's brain.
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