Until 1978, the prospect of conceiving a human being in a laboratory seemed ripped from the pages of science fiction. This documentary tells the story of doctors, researchers, and hopeful couples who pushed the limits of science and triggered a technological revolution in human reproduction.
[text adapted from kqed.org]
Written by Chana Gazit, based on a story by Robin Marantz Heing
Directed and Produced by Gazit and Hilary Klotz Steinman
Edited by Chris Guido, David Steward, Paul Taylor
Produced by WGBH for The American Experience