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From the Farm to MIT

Interviews from a number of MIT professors and alumni who had spent their childhood in farming communities

Interviews from a number of MIT professors and alumni who had spent their childhood in farming communities

After watching the Infinite History interviews, we learned that a surprising number of MIT professors and alumni spent their childhoods in farming communities. These rural experiences shaped their technological careers and work. In order of initial appearance are: William Pounds, Philip Sharp, Joel Moses, Lester Thurow, Leo Beranek, Richard Larson, John Ochsendorf, Candace Royer, Raymond Stata, William Mitchell, Paul Samuelson, Gene Brown, Mary Frances Wagley and Jay Forrester.

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