American Experience

Tycoon Turned Scientist

Clip: Season 30 | 1m 31s

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.

Aired: 01/11/18

Rating: NR

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