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Author: Llewellyn SmithCourtney B VanceRuben Santiago-HudsonWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)WGBH Educational Foundation.All authors
Publisher: [S. Burlington, Vt.] : WGBH Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story of DePauw University alumnus 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: 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
Biography
Named Person: Percy Lavon Julian; Percy Lavon Julian; Percy Lavon Julian
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Llewellyn Smith; Courtney B Vance; Ruben Santiago-Hudson; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593756828 9781593756826 159375681X 9781593756819
OCLC Number: 82369657
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned, described video for the visually impaired.
Notes: Includes DVD-ROM features: printable materials for educators ; access to the Nova web site.
Credits: Edited by Doug Quade.
Performer(s): Narrated by Courtney B. Vance ; Ruben Santiago-Hudson as Percy Julian.
Event notes: Originally produced as an episode of the documentary television program Nova in 2007.
Target Audience: Not rated
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, all regions; letterboxed; Dolby digital.
Other Titles: Percy Julian :
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: written by Stephen Lyons & Llewellyn M. Smith ; directed by Llewellyn M. Smith ; produced by Llewellyn M. Smith, Stephen Lyons ; a Nova production for WGBH Boston ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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Story of DePauw University alumnus 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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