The Discoverers (1993)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Armchair Travel, Social History  |   Run Time - 40 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

The advance of civilization has always depended on the few courageous individuals who are willing to risk reputation and life to seek out the new. This program chronicles the story of some of the world's pathfinders and innovators in a variety of fields, from Madame Curie and Sir Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein. Archival photographs, film clips, interviews, re-enactments, and scholarly commentary are used to tell the story of the discoverers.

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