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Miss King, a former Labour MP, added: 'Even people who know the race agenda inside out will learn a lot from these programmes.' She called for a 'heated debate' about race, saying: 'This series will change the terms of the debate.'Dr Watson sparked controversy in 2007 after claiming in a newspaper interview that black people were less intelligent.
His views prompted London's Science Museum to scrap a planned talk by him, saying the opinions went 'beyond the point of acceptable debate'.
In the interview he claimed genes responsible for creating differences in human intelligence could be found within a decade.
He is seen claiming that 'the top rate' are North-East Asians who have an average IQ of 105, followed by North and Central Europeans with a score of 100.He has been director of the Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory on Long Island, in the U.S., a world leader in research into cancer and genetics, for 50 years.Dr Watson has been at the heart of several scientific furores over the years.He once reportedly said that a woman should have the right to abort her unborn child if tests could determine it would be homosexual.