WOSU TV Archives

Codebreakers:Bletchley Park’s Lost Heroes-Monday, April 15 at 10pm

10:40AM
April
12, 2013

The extraordinary but previously hidden story of one British engineer, Tommy Flowers and one British mathematician, Bill Tutte and how they changed the world.  Tutte’s skill was codebreaking, Flowers was the engineering genius that created Colossus, the world’s first programmable computer.  Tutte is revealed as having been responsible for what experts have described as the [...]

Degree of Democracy- Sunday, April 14 at 4pm on WOSU TV

Vermont Congressman Justin Morrill
Vermont Congressman Justin Morrill
10:15AM
April
12, 2013

The documentary focuses on the impact of the Morrill Act, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2012.  The Morrill Act passed in 1862 was named after Vermont Congressman Justin Morrill.  The act established federal funding for higher education which created the land grant university system, leading to the development of  The Ohio State University. The  [...]