Test Tube Babies
Mon, Oct 23, 2006 57 mins
"Test Tube Babies," an insightful history of in vitro fertilization, traces IVF from an early success with rabbits to the present. Included: controversy and setbacks; the 1978 birth of Louise Joy Brown, the first IVF-born baby; the birth of America's first test-tube baby, Elizabeth Jordan Carr, in 1981. Also: comments from scientists, a couple involved in a lawsuit against a hospital. Blair Brown narrates.