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Why Walter Isaacson writes about innovators who make history

Clip: 10/11/2018 | 3m 31s

Author, journalist and professor Walter Isaacson has delved into the lives of influential figures ranging from Leonardo da Vinci to Ada Lovelace. He believes that those who thrive at the intersection of arts and sciences are the ones who will become a part of history. Isaacson shares his Brief but Spectacular take on what’s it’s like to write about people.

Aired: 10/11/18

Rating: NR

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