Great Minds, Great Discoveries: People of the Century -- CBS News/Time 100
Cast & Crew
The fourth in a series of primetime specials produced jointly by CBS News and Time magazine celebrating the lives and legacies of 100 people who shaped the past 100 years, coinciding with six special issues of Time magazine. The fourth special reveals the list of the 20 scientists who most influenced the 20th century and explores the impact and influence their lives had on the country and the world. The chosen 20 are: Leo Baekeland, Tim Berners-Lee, Rachel Carson, Albert Einstein, Philo Farnsworth, Enrico Fermi, Alexander Fleming, Sigmund Freud, Robert Goddard, Kurt Godel, Edwin Hubble, John Maynard Keynes, The Leakey Family, Jean Piaget, Jonas Salk, William Shockley, Alan Turing, James Watson and Francis Crick, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Wilbur and Orville Wright.