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The Gene
The Gene: An Intimate History

The Gene: An Intimate History vividly brings to life the story of today’s revolution in medical science through present-day tales of patients and doctors at the forefront of the search for genetic treatments, interwoven with a compelling history of the discoveries that made this possible and the ethical challenges raised by the ability to edit DNA with precision.

The four-hour documentary from Ken Burns and Barak Goodman is adapted from the award-winning book of the same name by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee.