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Old September 15 2013, 10:25 PM   #679
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Re: TCM Genre movies schedule...

RJDiogenes wrote: View Post
However-- and it's been a while since I actually saw it-- I seem to remember that her motivation to be a scientist was the science itself;
To a degree, perhaps; but the implication that she was really there out of love was certainly there nonetheless, since it was pretty much obligatory.

and that she didn't intend to give up her career, but that she had given up on the clueless hunk and had found another guy.
No, the two went hand in hand -- getting married meant giving up her career and becoming a full-time housewife. That was a given at the time. When they called her back in to return to work as the crisis grew, it entailed postponing her wedding plans.
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