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Discovering Women; Jewels in a Test Tube

07/24/1994

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Series
Discovering Women
Program
Jewels in a Test Tube
Program Number

102K

Series Description

"Discovering Women," narrated by Michelle Pfeiffer, presents the professional and personal stories of six notable women scientists whose work is invaluable to understanding the world. The women profiled range from those at the peak of their careers in the top of their fields to several who are up-and-coming. Their stories reveal how women in the 20th century have made choices, and sometimes sacrifices, to open doors through which the next generation of women can follows. Series release date: 1995

Program Description

102 "Jewels in a Test Tube" - biochemist Lynda Jordan (North Carolina A&T State University) tries to unravel the mystery of a key human enzyme while working to support a new generation of African-American scientists.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Women
Biography
Science
Citation
Chicago: “Discovering Women; Jewels in a Test Tube,” 07/24/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_246AB59DBFBE4B2EAE29B3C4F271882F.
MLA: “Discovering Women; Jewels in a Test Tube.” 07/24/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_246AB59DBFBE4B2EAE29B3C4F271882F>.
APA: Discovering Women; Jewels in a Test Tube. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_246AB59DBFBE4B2EAE29B3C4F271882F
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