After Words with Jane Smiley

In a non-fiction work, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction author tells the tale of the man who changed the world, though few have heard of… read more

In a non-fiction work, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction author tells the tale of the man who changed the world, though few have heard of him. John Atanasoff got an idea one night in the late 1930s and developed it into the first computer. Ms. Smiley discussed the man, his invention and his obscurity with Washington Post technology writer Cecilia Kang. close

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After Words with Jane Smiley

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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 26, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 22, 2011

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  • Dec 26, 2010 | 3:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2010 | 7:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Feb 21, 2011 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 2011 | 3:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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