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The genius sperm bank

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Millionaire optometrist Robert Graham observed that many intellectuals were dying childless. Because he wanted to bring thousands of geniuses into the world to ensure the future of the human race, he established the Repository for Germinal Choice in the early 1980s. The repository was actually a sperm bank stocked with "donations" solicited from some of the world's most brilliant men, including Nobel laureates. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 820954241
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 13, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (50 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Introduction: The Genius Sperm Bank (1:13) --
Improving the Gene Pool (2:24) --
Reversing America's Genetic Decline (1:59) --
The Repository for Germinal Choice (0:59) --
Hoping for Children (2:10) --
Setting up the Sperm Bank (2:50) --
A Man on a Mission (2:19) --
A Journalist Gets a Tip (3:20) --
Front Page News (2:08) --
Personal Stories (0:51) --
William Shockley Identified as Donor (2:36) --
Beyond Nobel Laureates (1:54) --
Demand Exceeds Supply of Genius Sperm (1:57) --
The Donor Catalog (1:36) --
The First Sperm Bank Parents (1:17) --
Doran: Poster Child for the Repository (2:28) --
In-Home Insemination (2:26) --
Keeping the Sperm Bank Stocked (1:54) --
Jim Bidlack Makes a Donation (2:33) --
Robert Graham's Death (2:30) --
Robert Graham's Legacy (1:51) --
Doran Grows Up (2:00) --
Nature vs. Nurture (2:51) --
Credits: The Genius Sperm Bank (0:55).
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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Millionaire optometrist Robert Graham observed that many intellectuals were dying childless. Because he wanted to bring thousands of geniuses into the world to ensure the future of the human race, he established the Repository for Germinal Choice in the early 1980s. The repository was actually a sperm bank stocked with "donations" solicited from some of the world's most brilliant men, including Nobel laureates. In operation for 20 years, the repository was responsible for the birth of 217 babies. This program tells the story of an endeavor that many agree laid the foundation for modern sperm banks.

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