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The Art and Science of Setting Fonts

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The Art and Science of Setting Fonts

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The Art and Science of Setting Fonts

The Art and Science of Setting Fonts

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Questions about the authenticity of memos related to President Bush's military service have put the art of setting fonts into the spotlight. NPR's Scott Simon discusses the science of font forensics and the art of setting fonts with Jonathan Hoefler of the type foundry Hoefler and Frere-Jones.