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A New Take on Darwin's 'Origin of Species'

Apr 3, 2007 (Talk of the Nation)

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Biographer Janet Browne talks about the life of Charles Darwin. Her new book, Darwin's Origin of Species, takes a look at the English naturalist and his theory of evolution.

Browne describes how a man, who thought he'd end up as a clergyman, developed his ideas on natural selection, and how the British postal service played a critical part in his success.

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