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Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of WWII



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Item Number:
PBS TOSR601
Price:
$24.99
Format:
DVD
Length:
60 min.
Copyright:
2010
Closed Caption:
n/a
Producer:
PBS
ISBN:
9781608833320
UPC:
841887013352
Summary:
In 1942 soon after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a secret military program was launched to recruit female mathematicians who would become human 'computers' for the US military. Top Secret 'Rosies': The Female 'Computers' of WWII shares a story of the women and technology that helped win a war and usher in the modern computer age.




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