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Depicting Our Ancestors

How does a filmmaker show ancient hominids not just as fossils but also as flesh-and-blood beings? In this audio slide show, Graham Townsley, who produced NOVA's three-part series "Becoming Human," describes his team's efforts.

ByDavid LevinNova

Major funding for NOVA is provided by the David H. Koch Fund for Science, the NOVA Science Trust, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and PBS viewers.