Season 12, Episode 12 The Garden of Inheritance

First Aired: January 8, 1985

A docudrama recalling the life and times of Gregor Mendel (1822-84), often called "the father of genetics." The program focuses on the condemnation of his research by the Church and the scientific community. Mendel: Michael N. Harbour.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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