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Author: Llewellyn Smith; Stephen Lyons; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : LetterboxedView all editions and formats
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Story of Percy Julian's scientific breakthroughs and a biography of his life with period reenactments based on newly opened family archives and interviews with dozens of colleagues and relatives.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Videocassettes
Television programs
Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Documentary
Named Person: Percy Lavon Julian; Percy Lavon Julian; Percy Lavon Julian
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Llewellyn Smith; Stephen Lyons; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 1593756828 9781593756826 159375681X 9781593756819
OCLC Number: 82369657
Language Note: Closed-captioned, described video for the visually impaired.
Notes: Special DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials in PDF format and a link to the NOVA web site.
Credits: Editor, Doug Quade ; producers, Stephen Lyons, Llewellyn M. Smith.
Performer(s): Narrated by Courtney B. Vance ; Ruben Santiago-Hudson as Percy Julian.
Event notes: Originally broadcast as a special episode of the television series Nova on February 6, 2007.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby Digital ; all regions.
Other Titles: Percy Julian :
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production for WGBH Boston ; written by Stephen Lyons & Llewellyn M. Smith ; directed by Llewellyn M. Smith.

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Story of Percy Julian's scientific breakthroughs and a biography of his life with period reenactments based on newly opened family archives and interviews with dozens of colleagues and relatives.

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Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius

(EMRO user published 2007-04-23 ) Very Good Permalink
Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius is essentially a biography of the man told through narration, acting and interviews, switching presentation formats effectively maintain the audience’s interest.

His story is an interesting one, well-told and technically well-presented. The first hour comprises...
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