Season 3

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“She was Joan of Arc, Madame Curie, and Florence Nightingale — all wrapped up in one.”

One long, hot afternoon on Capitol Hill, in the summer of 1991, the most powerful man in Congress took on the most powerful person in American science. Science won. What does it take to end a reign of terror? The science fraud panic of the 1990s, part two of two.

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