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324: My Brilliant Plan
Act Two

Tragedy Minus Time Equals Happily Ever After

Ron Mallett was ten years old when his father died unexpectedly of a heart attack. A year later, after picking up a comic book based on H.G. Wells' book The Time Machine, Ron concocted perhaps the world's most complicated plan to try to see his dad again. A half-century later, Dr. Ronald Mallett wrote a book about his plan, called Time Traveler. Josh Gleason reports. (23 minutes)