CBS Radio Network Covers American Challenge

Russ Wicks was interviewed for a new radio program co-produced by WIRED Magazine and CBS News Radio.  Wicks, who appeared on the cover of the March 2003 issue of WIRED Magazine, was asked if he felt technology rather than brawn is the way to break the world water speed record. Wicks' American Challenge team is a proponent of utilizing the latest advancements and wonders in science and technology.


Highlights of The Latest Advancements and Wonders in Science and Technology

New York, NY - May 13, 2003 - CBS Radio News, distributed exclusively by Westwood One, and Wired Magazine are proud to announce the debut of the new daily feature, WIRED.  Hosted by CBS News correspondent Steve Holt, the one-minute feature airs Monday through Friday and focuses on the latest advancements and wonders in science and technology.

WIRED is produced utilizing the outstanding resources of Wired Magazine to highlight the latest developments in the worlds of science and technology.  The award-winning Wired Magazine chronicles the people, companies and ideas that are transforming our world through authoritative reporting and incisive analysis.

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