Intelligent Talk Television
Jane Smiley (#218)
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley has written on such topics as politics, impulse buying, farming and marriage. She now adds to that list: John Atanasoff, the Iowa State University physics professor credited with inventing the first digital electronic computer.
Her presentation at Iowa State University’s Memorial Union, in Ames, took place on Thursday, March 3, 2011. [58 minutes]
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