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Christian Aligny in Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal

1972 NR

Roberto Rossellini directs this fascinating program tracing the life and work of 17th-century French mathematician, religious philosopher and physicist Blaise Pascal, who made pioneering contributions to the fields of geometry and probability. The legendary Rossellini created this television film as part of a remarkable series geared toward illuminating the evolution of knowledge and history in Western civilization.