Health and Fitness Inventions

Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria,… read more

Thad Parsons talked about the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, located inside the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia, and toured an exhibit about health and fitness inventions. Topics included 19th century patent medicines, a mechanical horse used by President Calvin Coolidge, the origins of Gatorade and Nike, and the trademarks and patents of fitness guru Jack LaLanne. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was designated in the Constitution and originated in 1790. close

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Health and Fitness Inventions

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Program ID:
311081-1
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Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2014

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