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Made In The USA: Our Favorite Founders And Inspired Inventions50:13
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On this Fourth of July, where we celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the U.S., we look back at some of our favorite conversations with the awe-inspiring, the revolutionary, the weird and wonderful founders and inventors we've had the pleasure of talking to, and tales of invention that surprise and delight.

Guests

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web, director of the World Wide Web Consortium. He tweets @timberners_lee.

Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx, which tweets @spanx.

Matthew Pearl, author of numerous novels, including "The Technologists" and "The Last Bookaneer." He tweets @matthewpearl.

Mimi Graney, founder of the "What The Fluff?" festival in Somerville and author of the new book "Fluff: The Sticky Sweet Story Of An American Icon."

This program aired on July 4, 2017.

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