American Experience

Trailer | Test Tube Babies | American Experience

Preview: Season 19 Episode 4 | 30s

When the first human egg was fertilized in a lab in 1944, the news spread like wildfire; the press quickly coined the term “test tube baby.”

Aired: 04/06/20

Rating: NR

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