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Noted author T.R. Reid plans Great Bend visit to honor Kilby

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Writing a book about the inventor of the microchip led to a lifelong friendship between 2000 Nobel Prize winner Jack Kilby and journalist T.R. Reid. When a sculpture honoring Kilby is unveiled on April 28 in downtown Great Bend, Reid will attend the 7:30 p.m. ceremony.
“I’m looking forward to seeing the memorial and seeing everybody in Great Bend,” said Reid, who moved to Denver in 2003, after serving overseas for many years as a Washington Post bureau chief. “I think it’s wonderful that Great Bend understands what Jack Kilby achieved, and I think it ...

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