3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
Title from web page.
Based on the book The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Originally produced as a television program for PBS in 2015.
Episode 1. Magic bullets / directed by Jack Youngelson and Barak Goodman -- episode 2. The blind men and the elephant / directed by Deborah Dickson and Barak Goodman -- episode 3. Finding an Achilles heel / directed by Chris Durrance and Barak Goodman.
Narrator, Edward Herrmann ; commentator, Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure.
DVD; described video.
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Director / producer, Barak Goodman ; writers, Geoffrey Ward and Ken Burns ; composer, David Cieri ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; series producer, Barak Goodman.
Emperor of all maladies