Take Two for January 28, 2013

New book explores how 'Tinkerers' made America great

Author Alec Foege and his book "The Tinkerers."

Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Dad in the garage with his tool box. America is a country known for it's tinkerers, people with a passion for fixing, improving and inventing useful objects.

But today's high-tech gadgets may be harder to crack. We'll speak with Alec Foege, he's written a new book called "The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers and Inventors Who Make America Great."

The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers and Inventors Who Make America Great by


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