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The gene : an intimate history / based on the book by Siddhartha Mukherjee ; director, Chris Durrance, Jack Youngelson ; producer, Barak Goodman ; writer, Geoffrey C. Ward, Barak Goodman, David Blistein.

Costabile, David, (narrator.). Durrance, Chris, (television director.). Youngelson, Jack, (television director.). Goodman, Barak, (screenwriter,, television producer.). Ward, Geoffrey C., (screenwriter.). Blistein, David, (screenwriter.). Mukherjee, Siddhartha. Based on (work): Gene. (Added Author). PBS Video, (publisher.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Wayne/Pike Local Consortium.

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Wayne County Public Library DVD 599.935 GEN (Text) 31843000725131 New DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531711931
  • ISBN: 1531711936
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally broadcast on television.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Costabile, narrator.
Summary, etc.:
Scientific genetics, little more than a century old, holds at once the promise of eradicating disease and the threat of altering the very essence of what it means to be human. It traces the dizzying evolution of this new science as researchers race to identify treatments for genetic diseases, such as cancer and sickle cell anemia, and to perfect tools for rewriting DNA.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV14.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen, region 1.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Genetics.
Genetics > Social aspects.
Genetics > Moral and ethical aspects.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
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