Code Nation: Personal Computing and the Learn to Program Movement in America

@article{Halvorson2020CodeNP,
  title={Code Nation: Personal Computing and the Learn to Program Movement in America},
  author={Michael J. Halvorson},
  journal={Code Nation},
  year={2020}
}
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