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Inventor Herman Hollerith lived in several homes in Garrett Park, Md., including this one.
Rebecca Sheir
Inventor Herman Hollerith lived in several homes in Garrett Park, Md., including this one.

The D.C. area has been the birthing ground of some famous innovations, invented by some not-too-famous innovators. Rebecca Sheir shares the stories of two Washingtonians whose names may not ring a lot of bells these days, but whose creations have helped shape the modern world: Herman Hollerith and Emile Berliner.

[Music: "I've Got a Great Idea" by Harry Connick, Jr. from We Are in Love]


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