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Darwin’s Darkest Hour

  • Date
    October 5, 2009
  • Location Washington, D.C.
  • Price Member: $8, General Public: $10

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Photo: Charles and Emma Darwin
Henry Ian Cusick as Charles Darwin, and Frances O’Connor as Emma Darwin

Photograph by Chris Reardon/NGT

Photo: Charles Darwin

Henry Ian Cusick as Charles Darwin

Photograph by Chris Reardon/NGT

Darwin’s Darkest Hour, National Geographic Television’s first scripted film, portrays a crisis in Charles Darwin’s life, bringing to life the powerful human story of one of science’s icons. The premiere screening of this two-hour drama will be followed by a discussion with director John Bradshaw, scriptwriter John Goldsmith, and executive producer John Bredar, moderated by Paula Apsell, senior executive producer of this NOVA program.

This program airs on PBS Tuesday, October 6. See the trailer.

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