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Encyclopedia Man: U, V and W

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Encyclopedia Man: U, V and W

Encyclopedia Man: U, V and W

Encyclopedia Man: U, V and W

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A.J. Jacobs continues his attempt to become the world's smartest person by reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica. He has just completed the letters U, V and W, compiling odd information about White House security and American Gothic painter Grant Wood. He speaks with NPR's Scott Simon.