MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" celebrates "Geek Week" all this week, beginning tonight with Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the highest ranking "geek" in the Obama Administration; can the geeks rescue us from America's dependence on foreign oil? Other highlights of "Geek Week" include: Robert Wallace, a former CIA agent who reveals the secrets of a once-classified CIA manual written by a former magician; a tour of the Iwo Jima helicopter carrier in honor of Fleet Week here in New York City; a geek-level tour of the massive rebuilding project underway at Ground Zero; geek-rapper Baba Brinkman, whose most recent project is "The Rap Guide to Evolution"; Infrastructure! - a trip underground with the sandhogs to tour the construction of the Second Avenue subway line, an infrastructure project more than 50 years behind schedule; and Dr. Jim Mead of East Tennessee State University, who oversees the largest collection of prehistoric dung in the world."The Rachel Maddow Show" telecasts weeknights, 9-10 p.m. ET on MSNBC. Bill Wolff is executive producer.
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