Broadcast: Midmorning, 01/11/2011, 10:06 a.m.
In 1945, an American psychiatrist spent weeks analyzing Nazi war criminal Hermann Goering. His assessment raises troubling questions about the ability of ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil.
- Jack El-Hai: Freelance writer and author of "The Lobotomist." His article "The Nazi and the Psychiatrist" appears in the January issue of Scientific American.
- Daryl Koehn: Professor in the ethics and business law department at the University St. Thomas, and author of "The Nature of Evil."