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Remembering The 'Beautiful Mind' Of John Nash06:08
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The Nobel Prize winning economist John Nash, whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," died over the weekend in a car crash. (Getty Images)
The Nobel Prize winning economist John Nash, whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," died over the weekend in a car crash. (Getty Images)
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Nobel laureate John Nash and his wife Alicia were killed in a car crash in New Jersey yesterday.

Nash's mathematical genius, his descent into schizophrenia, his wife's lifetime of support for him, and his eventual return to a life of greater normalcy were portrayed in the 2001 film "A Beautiful Mind."

Sylvia Nasar, who wrote the book that inspired the film, joins Here & Now's Lisa Mullins to remember Nash's life and work.

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This segment aired on May 25, 2015.

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