S34 E3: Forgotten Genius

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.
Aired: 6/1/2007 | 1:51:41
You may also like
  • Nature
  • Sinking Cities
  • Sex in the Wild
  • To Catch a Comet
  • A Year in Space
©2020 WNET All Rights Reserved.   825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10019