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Seg. 1: History Of American Patriotism | Seg. 2: Women & The Internet

Segment 1: American patriotism through the years

Some things never change, like the American need to blow things up on Independence Day. Not as predictable is our collective definition of patriotism. The concept has sustained the country's 243 years, but does it mean the same thing today as it did during the 1770s, 1870s or 1970s?

Segment 2, beginning at 22:12: 'The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet.'

Computer design, research and programming are largely male-dominated industries, but women have been absolutely instrumental in creating that little tool we all use everyday: the internet.

You can contact Sam on Twitter @samzeff. Email him at sam@kcur.org. Prefer the phone? You can reach him at 816-235-5004
Luke X. Martin reports on race, culture and ethnicity for KCUR 89.3.