Book Discussion on Tuxedo Park

Ms. Conant talked about her book, Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World… read more

Ms. Conant talked about her book, Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II, published by Simon and Schuster. The book is the story of Alfred Lee Loomis, a wealthy businessman who was also a scientist. He helped establish a top-secret laboratory at M.I.T. where advanced radar systems were developed that helped the Allies defeat Germany in World War II. close

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Book Discussion on Tuxedo Park

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Program ID:
169779-1
Category:
Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 9, 2002
Last Aired:
Jan 23, 2010

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  • Jun 09, 2002 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 09, 2002 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 10, 2002 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 17, 2003 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jun 14, 2004 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2010 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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