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Science Friday

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  • Hosted by Ira Flatow

Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. The educational program features host Ira Flatow’s in-depth discussions with scientists and others from all walks of life whose work influences our daily lives.

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Jul 15, 2016

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This story starts in Washington, D.C., on a warm summer night. There were eight friends gathered around a backyard dinner table. They were toasting family and friendship. And everybody was having a good time.

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Jul 15, 2016

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Jul 8, 2016

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Jul 8, 2016

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So let's go back to World War II.

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN #1: America goes to war to save the homes and ideals of free men from Axis domination.

ROSIN: America was fighting a terrible dictator determined to take over Europe.

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Jul 1, 2016

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Jul 1, 2016

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Jul 1, 2016

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So let's begin today with the American dream achieved. Gifford Briggs had found himself a beautiful wife.

JENNIFER BRIGGS: My name is Jennifer Briggs.

MILLER: A beautiful home, a great job.

GIFFORD BRIGGS: I work in construction.

MILLER: And then they had a daughter.

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Jun 24, 2016

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