Virginia Currents: Vic Mizelle/Robotic Plane/Historical Document Preservation
Hear Vic Mizelle's incredible story of battling Tourette's Syndrome and enduring misdiagnosis and mental institutions for his entire teenage years. Find out about his life with the 1950's band the Rock-A-Teens and the interesting story behind the 1959 hit still being played in movies and commercials today, the "Woo-Hoo" song. Learn about a robotic plane that can fly to Mars. Dr. Joel Levine of William & Mary and NASA tells us about the important information this plane can gather that could ultimately answer the question-is there life on Mars? Then find out how Dr. Levine and NASA helped stop the deterioration of America's most important historical documents.
Original Airdate: Friday, 2-22-2013
Series: Virginia Currents