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2/13/08: The Devil and Daniel Johnston

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – Not everybody gets Daniel Johnston's art or his music. Some see him as a kind of savant genius, creating frail, melodic songs stripped of self-awareness or irony. Today we're rebroadcasting our conversation with Henry Rosenthal, producer of the acclaimed documentary "The Devil and Daniel Johnston." It traces the path of Johnston's life and explores the nature of his brilliance, which is both fueled and constrained by debilitating mental illness. (Rebroadcast)

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