NOVA Forgotten Genius
The story of how African-American Percy Julian defied the odds to become a famous chemist. Details
Episode: Forgotten Genius
The story of how African-American Percy Julian defied the odds to become a famous chemist.• Visit the Forgotten Genius webpage
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Premiere Date: 06/01/2007
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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Julian the Trailblazer
Percy Julian’s example in the mid-20th century inspired dozens of black chemists to realiz...
Barriers for Black Scientists
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Percy Julian's Career Milestones
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Percy Julian Speaks
Hear the renowned chemist Percy Julian himself in these audio excerpts from a 1965 speech.