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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

S30: Tycoon Turned Scientist

  • Aired: 01/11/2018
  • 01:31
  • Rating: NR
Alfred Loomis was a Wall Street tycoon who predicted the Crash of ’29, became a fulltime scientific researcher, and developed the radar technology that helped win WWII. Filmmaker Rob Rapley introduces viewers to this little know scientist who change the course of history.
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Alfred Loomis made millions and went on to develop the technology that helped win WWII.
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