RT Generic DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 493555109 LA Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired; optional audio description for the visually impaired. T1 Becoming human A1 Townsley, Graham., WGBH Educational Foundation., Corporation for Public Broadcasting., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), PBS Distribution (Firm), Shining Red Productions., PB PBS Distribution PP [Alexandria, Va.] YR 2010 SN 9781608831012 1608831019 AB "Where did we come from? What makes us human? NOVA's...investigation explores how new discoveries are transforming views of our earliest ancestors. Featuring interviews with world-renowned scientists, footage shot "in the trenches" as fossils were unearthed, and...computer-generated animation, [these programs] bring early hominids to life, examining how we became the creative and adaptable modern humans of today...In the first episode...encounter..."Selam," the amazingly complete remains of a 3 million year-old child, packed with clues to why we split from the apes, came down from the trees, and started walking upright...[T]he second episode investigates the riddle of "Turkana Boy" -- a tantalizing fossil of Homo erectus, the first ancestor to leave Africa and colonize the globe...[T]he final episode...explores the origins of "us" -- where modern humans and our capacities for art, invention, and survival came from, and what happened when we encountered the mysterious Neanderthals"--Container.