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The genius of Charles Darwin

Author: Russell Barnes; IWC Media.; Athena (Firm)
Publisher: Spring, MD : Acorn Media Group : Athena, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shaking Western culture to its very core after its publication 150 years ago, On the origin of species forced humans to rethink their place in the universe. In this lively three-part series, Darwin's passionate disciple, popular author and biologist Richard Dawkins examines evolution and its legacy, confronts Darwin's doubters head-on, and explains natural selection in clear, straightforward terms.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Barnes; IWC Media.; Athena (Firm)
ISBN: 9781598282993 1598282999
OCLC Number: 456456006
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes in 2008.
Bonus features: interviews with experts featured in the program; Three tales from the Galapagos Islands bonus specials; 16-page viewer's guide; The evolution of an idea, contributors to Darwin's theory; biography of Charles Darwin.
Credits: Series producer, Russell Barnes.
Performer(s): Richard Dawkins, presenter.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 139 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (13 pages : illustrations)
Details: DVD, widescreen; stereo.
Contents: V. 1. Life, Darwin & everything ; The fifth ape ; God strikes back --
v. 2. bonus interviews: Daniel Dennett, philosopher (50 min.) ; Randolph Nesse, doctor/author (46 min.) ; Wendy Wright, Concerned Women for America (67 min.) ; Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury (29 min.) ; John Mackay, creationist (19 min.) ; Science teachers (29 min.).
Responsibility: series producer and director, Russell Barnes ; IWC Media.

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Shaking Western culture to its very core after its publication 150 years ago, On the origin of species forced humans to rethink their place in the universe. In this lively three-part series, Darwin's passionate disciple, popular author and biologist Richard Dawkins examines evolution and its legacy, confronts Darwin's doubters head-on, and explains natural selection in clear, straightforward terms.

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