Computing pioneer on new UK 50-pound note

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 4:50pm

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The Bank of England has chosen Alan Turing, the math genius who broke the Nazi Enigma code and helped the allies win World War II, to be the face of the new 50-pound note. Host Marco Werman explains why the choice of Turing is historic.