TRENTON, N.J.— Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. He planned to follow in his father's footsteps and studied for three years at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh— now Carnegie Mellon University— but instead...» Read More
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