Men Who Changed the Future of Science and Technology.

Jul 2, 2014

Follow two unique stories in science and technology.  Poisoner's Handbook talks about groundbreaking forensic science that set new standards in the way we solve crimes.  Followed by the story of Steve Jobs - One Last Thing which profiles how his vision of Apple changed the way we live and work. 

Poisoner's Handbook: American Experience (8:00 pm)

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Follow forensic chemist Alexander Gettler and chief medical examiner Dr. Charles Norris through 1920s New York City as they help solve crimes with groundbreaking forensic science. Using four case studies of lethal poisons, you can find the visual evidence, chemical trails, and supporting evidence to uncover the truth and learn some basics about biochemistry – the impact of poisons on the human body.

Steve Jobs - One Last Thing (10:00 pm)

Steve Jobs
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Few men have changed our everyday world of work, leisure and human communication in the way Steve Jobs, Apple's former CEO and Co-Founder has done.  Steve Jobs - One Last Thing examines how his talent, style and imagination have shaped our lives and molded the man himself.  The documentary takes an unflinching look at Jobs' difficult, controlling reputation and through interviews with the people who worked closely with him or chronicled his life, provides unique insight into what made him tick.