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Author @ the Library: "The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great," with Alec Foege, a journalist and the author of "Right of the Dial," "Confusion Is Next," and "The Empire God Built."

June 12, 2013

Program Locations:

Mid-Manhattan Library

This illustrated lecture is a tribute to America's innovators and traces the nation's history through its feats of engineering, citing the achievements of various individuals while challenging views about the reductions of innovations in the post-World War II decades.