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Hanussen's mindreading


This is fun stuff for the late night program, not a serious talk: Is it possible to read sb. others mind?

In the late 1920ies/early 1930ies Berlin was excited by the famous mindreader and fortune-teller Erik Jan Hanussen who performed his strange abilities on stage. His act was so convincing that leading nazis believed in his powers and wanted him for advice – until they decided to murder him.