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Alan Turing II


Lead: A brilliant, well-respected, but at times controversial academic mathematician, Alan Turing helped crack the German Enigma codes in World War II. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: After study at King’s College, Cambridge and a Princeton Ph.D., Turning had laid the theoretical foundation for the modern

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Alan Turing I


Lead: Brilliant and eccentric, English mathematician Alan Turing helped crack the Enigma Code during World War II, conceived of the modern programmable computer, and dreamed of artificial intelligence. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: Alan Mathison Turing was born in London in 1912. His father was a

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Red Scare II


Lead:  After World War I, America found itself in the grip of anti-communist hysteria. The so-called Red Scare grew out of economic and social disruption caused by the war and its end. It went away when things got better. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In June

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