Something The Lord Made is a film about the black cardiac pioneer Vivien Thomas and his complex and volatile partnership with white surgeon Alfred Blalock, the world famous "Blue Baby doctor" who pioneered modern heart surgery. Based on the National Magazine Award-winning Washingtonian magazine article "Like Something the Lord Made" by Katie McCabe, the film was directed by Joseph Sargent and written by Peter Silverman and Robert Caswell. Something the Lord Made tells the story of the 34-year partnership that begins in Depression Era Nashville in 1930 when Blalock hires Thomas as an...
|On the air:||May 30, 2004|
|Producer:||Cort/Madden Productions, HBO Films|