In the 20th-century, a virus terrorized Americans, and then medical science came up with a cure. Dr. Jonas Salk was the hero.
Posts tagged: 20th Century
A 90-minute presentation in 1968 showed off the earliest desktop computer system. In the process it introduced the idea that technology could make individuals better – if government funded research.
Former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer winner Rita Dove edited The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry. The Wall Street Journal talked to her about it.