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Series
What Matters
Episode
Katherine Johnson: NASA Pioneer and "Computer"
Producing Organization
WHRO (Television station : Norfolk, Va.)
Contributing Organization
WHRO (Norfolk, Virginia)
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cpb-aacip/535-7940r9nd42
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Episode Description
This week, tune in for an incredible conversation with a NASA Langley pioneer. We'll meet the extraordinary woman whose math skills were so sharp, she was known as the "human computer." Katherine Johnson worked at NASA Langley in Hampton during the 1950's - a woman and an African-American who broke through barriers and made history along the way.
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Interview
Subjects
Nonprofits & Activism
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:26:03
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Credits
Executive Producer: Lewis, Cathy
Host: Lewis, Cathy
Interviewee: Johnson, Katherine
Producing Organization: WHRO (Television station : Norfolk, Va.)
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WHRO
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Duration: 00:26:03
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Citations
Chicago: “What Matters; Katherine Johnson: NASA Pioneer and "Computer",” WHRO, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed September 29, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-535-7940r9nd42.
MLA: “What Matters; Katherine Johnson: NASA Pioneer and "Computer".” WHRO, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. September 29, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-535-7940r9nd42>.
APA: What Matters; Katherine Johnson: NASA Pioneer and "Computer". Boston, MA: WHRO, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-535-7940r9nd42