Joseph Henry: Champion of American Science

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Joseph Henry: Champion of American Science
Joseph Henry was one of America's preeminent 19th-century scientists, a pioneer in the investigation of electromagnetism and other fields of study, and the first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. This video shows how Henry's research found practical application in inventions like the telegraph and telephone, and how his passion for the increase of knowledge continues to bear fruit at today's Smithsonian. Produced by: Merri Lisa Trigilio Written and Directed by: Jake Morgan and Merri Lisa Trigilio Photographed and edited by: Jake Morgan http://americanhistory.si.edu
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5,949
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13 min 51 sec
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American History
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Education
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SmithsonianAmHistory
National Museum of American History
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National Museum of American History
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2013-12-02T20:55:53.000Z
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