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Two of the most recent Radiolab episodes are among the best hour of radio I've ever listened to. They are each about men who should be on any short list of most influential and most underrated individuals of the 20th century: Robert Johnson and Alan Turing. Cannot recommend these highly enough.

http://www.radiolab.org/blogs/radiolab-blog/2012/apr/16/crossroads/
http://www.radiolab.org/blogs/radiolab-blog/2012/mar/19/turing-problem/
In this short, we go looking for the devil, and find ourselves tangled in a web of details surrounding one of the most haunting figures in music--a legendary guitarist whose shadowy life spawned a leg...
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The Turing story was really great, haven't listened to the Crossroads episode yet, but I'm looking forward to it.
 
BTW, +Ade Oshineye - what's the status of the Bletchley Park museum? Did that get saved?
 
Yes, I meant great as in, a great piece of radio, and indeed a truly tragic story.
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