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December 30th, 2009
Program Two: So Human, So Chimp
Video Excerpt: Chimps vs. Children

Put to work at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, Alan Alda finds out how children will help—and like it, while chimps are less inclined to offer enthusiastic assistance.

“So Human, So Chimp” premieres January 13 on PBS.

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