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Tomgram: Alfred McCoy, How the Pentagon Snatched Innovation From the Jaws of Defeat

Not quite a century ago, on January 7, 1929, newspaper readers across America were captivated by a brand-new comic strip, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century...
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