Anatomy Of An Illness

Drama

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Stricken with a degenerative spinal illness in 1964, Norman Cousins refuses to accept the prognosis that he must spend the rest of his life as a virtual vegetable. He battles his illness by using the most potent weapons at his disposal--a healthy sense of humor, the love and support of his wife, and confidence that he will endure.

Starring: Edward Asner, Eli Wallach, Millie Perkins, David Ogden Stiers

Directed By: Richard T. Heffron

Written By: Norman Cousins (book), Lawrence Roman (teleplay)