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The Science and Activism of Albert Einstein36:17

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photoNearly a century has passed since Albert Einstein began his first research that led to his ingenious discoveries about space and time. But the great physicist was also a passionate humanitarian who campaigned against racism, McCarthyism, and anti-Semitism. In this hour, we look at Einstein's science and activism.


Michael Shara, Curator of the Einstein Exhibit and chair of astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History

Fred Jerome, author, "The Einstein File"

This program aired on December 13, 2002.

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