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Inventions That Shook The World

From the airplane to the DNA fingerprint, science, history and pop culture come under the spotlight in this thrilling chronicle of the 20th century's greatest inventions. This fascinating series takes viewers on a decade-by-decade voyage of discovery through life-changing inventions; like the radio that made the world smaller; the machine gun that made it more dangerous; or the parking metre that made it more expensive. Meet the brilliant, often quirky minds that bring the inventions to life including the smartest man on the planet and the high school dropout everyone took for a fool. And then there were the not-so-great . . .
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 9:00 PM    "The 1930's" Though overshadowed by the Great Depression, there is no shortage of ingenuity in the 1930s. The 2-way radio gets miniaturized and the world's first portable walkie-talkie goes on the air. The electric guitar changes popular music forever and commuters become a cash cow for cities when the parking meter is introduced. Part 4 of 10 G
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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The 1960's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The 1970's" (PLUS)
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