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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, Nov 20, 2012 - 4:00 PM    "The 1960's" The decade is filled with both cultural and technological change. A weather satellite that can save lives by tracing weather patterns and predicting hurricanes is launched into orbit. Robots begin to appear in the workplace, taking over some menial tasks, freeing workers to focus on more complicated jobs. Part 7 of 10 G
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