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NPR: Books Podcast

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NPR's brings you news about books and authors along with our picks for great reads. Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in Paperback and much more.

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'Hidden Figures': How Black Women Did The Math That Put Men On The Moon

September 25th, 2016

Episode 502 of 550 episodes

Back in the days of the space race, "computers" were people — often women — who performed vital calculations. Hidden Figures tells the stories of the women who got some of the first men to space.

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