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Cool Science Radio | January 12, 2023

President Barack Obama looks at a turbine during a tour in 2011 of the General Electric plant in Schenectady, N.Y., with then GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt (left) and plant manager Kevin Sharkey.
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Tour of the General Electric plant in Schenectady, N.Y., in 2011.

Learn the story of General Electric with William Cohen who has written "Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon."

Then, we delve into the science of piracy on the high seas with historian Dr. Daphne Geanacopoulos.

Lynn Ware Peek is a long-time contributor to KPCW. She joined the station in 2008 with Tales from the Wasatch Back, was a reporter from 2012 to 2016, and co-hosts and produces two of KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour shows, The Mountain Life, on health and lifestyle, on Wednesdays and Cool Science Radio, tackling science and technology every Thursday.
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