13 episodes, 1958, KQED (San Francisco)
"In “Scientific Methods” Dr. Joel Hildebrand, of the University of California, reveals to the adult layman and the high school student the excitement and the discipline involved in the scientific investigation of any problem concerning man. He demonstrates that science is neither book learning nor technical manipulation and shows what scientists actually do and how they do it. The series will explain the scientific approach as an antidote to prejudice, superstition and emotional thinking. It will demonstrate the influence of scientific findings upon social and ethical evaluations."