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The FRONTLINE Interview: Ann McKee

  • Aired: 10/08/2013
  • 46:22
  • Rating: NR
A lifelong football fan, she has discovered the degenerative brain disease CTE in the brains of dozens of former players. In 2010, the NFL donated $1 million to her Boston University research lab, establishing it the league’s preferred brain bank. She spoke to FRONTLINE’s Michael Kirk on May 20, 2013.
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The FRONTLINE Interview: Ann McKee
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Her research lab has discovered CTE in the brains of dozens of onetime football players.
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