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George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Way

Published by : Franklin Springs Family Media Physical details: 47 min.
Subject(s): Biography
Year: 2010
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Voddie Baucham, Jr. (narrator)

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. Though Carver was most known for his work discovering uses for the peanut, he also did much more to help shape the American landscape than is often realized at a surface glance.

This stimulating documentary beautifully 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.

This cinematic film features footage from Carver's boyhood home in Missouri, Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, as well as many other historical locales. This uplifting film inspires as it teaches about the life of a great American hero.

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