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How Percy Julian Became a Great 20th Century Scientist

Clip: Season 34 Episode 3 | 5m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

Black chemist Percy Julian met with every possible barrier in a deeply segregated America. Here's how he rose to the highest levels of scientific and personal achievement.

Aired: 06/01/07

Rating: NR

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