Gerald Ford and the Human Genome

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Gerald Ford spoke candidly with Thomas DeFrank about everything from Richard Nixon to Dick Cheney. The interviews are so revealing that President Ford only permitted them to be released after his death. Then, J. Craig Venter describes what it was like to become the first person to sequence the human genome. Plus, Backstory looks at the newly elected president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

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