NOVA - Season 34 Episode 8 : Forgotten Genius

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NOVA - Season 34 Episode 8 : Forgotten Genius
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Title:NOVA - Season 34 Episode 8 : Forgotten Genius
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 2007-02-06
Season Number: 34
Episodes Number: 8
Guest Stars: Courtney B. Vance (Narrator), Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Percy Julian)
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Overview
The grandson of Alabama slaves, Percy Julian met with every possible barrier in a deeply segregated America. He was a man of genius, devotion, and determination. As a black man he was also an outsider, fighting to make a place for himself in a profession and country divided by bigotry—a man who would eventually find freedom in the laboratory. By the time of his death, Julian had risen to the highest levels of scientific and personal achievement, overcoming countless obstacles to become a world-class scientist, a self-made millionaire, and a civil-rights pioneer.
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