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The Ascent of Man: Generation Upon Generation

Examines the complex code of human inheritance—from the experiments of pioneer geneticist Gregor Mendel to the discoveries of today's sophisticated laboratories.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x12
Airdate: Saturday July 21st, 1973

Director: Mick Jackson
Writer: Jacob Bronowski


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Roy DotriceRoy Dotrice
voiced Voiceovers
Joss AcklandJoss Ackland
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Jacob BronowskiJacob Bronowski
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Warning: The Ascent of Man season 1 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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