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Season 39 Episode 19

January 28, 2007 An American in North Korea; Get Me The Geeks! ; Brain Man

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Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Jan 28, 2007 on CBS
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January 28, 2007 An American in North Korea; Get Me The Geeks! ; Brain Man
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January 28, 2007 An American in North Korea; Get Me The Geeks! ; Brain Man

Bob Simon interviews the last known American defector who has been living in North Korea since the 1960’s. In ‘Get Me The Geeks’, Steve Kroft reports on the increasing popularity and necessity of techs who can actually not only wire our DVD players, computers and t.v. sets, but pretty much anything in this nearly completely electronic world. Brain Man, Daniel Tammet, stands out among those who are considered true savants in the strictest of terms (only about 50 worldwide). Daniel is providing once in a lifetime information about exactly how his brain and thought processes work, as it happens. Morley Safer reports.moreless

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