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Jacob Bronowski (1908–1974)

Jacob Bronowski was born on January 18, 1908 in Lódz, Poland, Russian Empire as Jakub Bronowski. He was a writer and director, known for Television Tomorrow (1957), Insight (1960) and The Ascent of Man (1973). He died on August 22, 1974 in East Hampton, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1973 The Ascent of Man (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode)
- Lower Than the Angels (1973) ... (written by)
 1960/II Insight (TV Series documentary)
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 1960/II Insight (TV Series documentary)
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 1973-1976 Parkinson (TV Series)
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- Episode #5.21 (1976) ... Himself (as Dr. Jacob Bronowski)
- Episode #3.9 (1973) ... Himself (as Professor Jacob Bronowski)
 1973 The Ascent of Man (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- World Within World (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Starry Messenger (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Majestic Clockwork (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Long Childhood (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
- The Ladder of Creation (1973) ... Himself - Presenter
 1960/II Insight (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Presenter
 1960 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
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- Challenge of the Sixties (1960) ... Himself
 1959 The Brains Trust (TV Series)
Himself - Panellist
- Episode dated 17 May 1959 (1959) ... Himself - Panellist
 1957 Television Tomorrow (TV Movie)
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Alternate Names:

Dr. Jacob Bronowski | Professor Jacob Bronowski
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Personal Quote:

The most wonderful discovery made by scientists is science itself." [1977] "Dissent is the mark of freedom. And as originality and independence are private needs for the existence of a science, so dissent and freedom are its public needs. The safeguards which it must offer are apparent: free inquiry, free thought, free speech, tolerance. These freedoms of tolerance have never been notable in a ... See more »

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Author of a 1944 book about William Blake, whose work he rediscovered while posing for his future wife, a sculptor. See more »

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Capricorn

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