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His journey was extraordinary: though born a slave, by the end of his life, presidents and corporate titans valued his friendship. Millions of Americans benefited from his innovations. His scientific genius is legendary, but less known is his remarkable path to greatness, defined by a life-long passion for serving others. George Washington Carver blazed trails in his personal and professional lives.
This documentary traces the valiant life of Carver, chronicling his improbable odyssey from slavery to becoming a household name. George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Way is narrated by Dr. Voddie Baucham, Jr. and includes the perspectives of noted historians Peter Burchard, John Perry, George Grant, and many others.
Vendor: Franklin Springs Family Media
|Publication Date: 2010|
George Washington CarverCoughlan Publishing / Trade Paperback$7.29 Retail:
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The Sower Series: George Washington Carver: Man's Slave Becomes God's ScientistDavid CollinsMott Media, LLC / 1981 / Trade Paperback$6.89 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Heroes of History: George Washington Carver, From Slave to ScientistJanet Benge, Geoff BengeEmerald Books / 2002 / Trade Paperback$6.89 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Anna WoodMobile, ALAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5I cannot recommend it highly enough.August 30, 2011Anna WoodMobile, ALAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5As a homeschooling mother of many, I am always on the lookout for educational films that will fuel my children's enthusiasm for learning. I found one today.
George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Way from Franklin Springs is an excellent introduction/overview of the life of a truly great man. Narrated by Dr. Voddie Baucham, this film entertains as it enlightens. In 47 minutes running time, we learn of Mr. Carver's great faith in our Great Creator, of God's providential care of him, of his humble beginnings and his great achievements. Through reenactments, photographs, interviews and vivid details, we are offered insights into what fueled Mr. Carver's love of learning and his passion for discovery. His courage in the face of prejudice and setbacks is heartening and offers a wonderful example to all.
The quality of this production is outstanding as is its value. It is extremely well done, beautifully photographed, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
This film may be purchased from Franklin Springs on their website: http://franklinsprings.com/george-washington-carver-an-uncommon-way.html DISCLAIMER: I received a free copy of this film from Franklin Springs Family Media for purposes of review. I was not required to give a positive review, only a fair and honest one. My opinions are my own.
Eleanor Parker5 Stars Out Of 5July 24, 2010Eleanor ParkerGod had His hands all over him, in spite of all of his hardships. I was so blessed, but so hurt, that race make some hate and others lives so hard. What god has ordained man can't halt. more! more! Loved this bit of our history.
Cole5 Stars Out Of 5February 9, 2010ColeI love this film! It was very, very educational and interesting. I learned so much about this brilliant man. Carver was a man who loved to study science, and loved the God of creation. I also enjoyed hearing from many thoughtful and learned historians. Voddie Baucham did a fantastic job as the narrator. I highly recommend!
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