STEVEN JOHNSON – The Invention of Air

    Joseph Priestly was an 18th century British chemist, theologian and political theorist who emigrated to America and advised the founding fathers on how best to run their new country. We find out why our guest, STEVEN JOHNSON, believes more people should know how influential Priestly was. Johnson’s new book on Priestly is, “The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution and the Birth of America.” He’s speaking at the Franklin Institute tonight. Listen to the mp3

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