59:00 Darwin – Documentary – how he came to write his “On the Origin of Species”, which explains the natural world of life. He also wrote frank accounts of family tragedies, physical illnesses and moments of self-doubt, as he labored towards publication of the book.
59:00 Darwin – Documentary showing how he came to write his great masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, a book which explains the wonderful variety of the natural world as emerging out of death and the struggle of life. In the twenty years he took to develop a brilliant idea into a revolutionary book, Darwin went through a personal struggle every bit as turbulent as that of the natural world he observed. Fortunately, he left us an extraordinary record of his brilliant insights, observations of nature, and touching expressions of love and affection for those around him. He also wrote frank accounts of family tragedies, physical illnesses and moments of self-doubt, as he labored towards publication of the book that would change the way we see the world.