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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 19, Episode 10 Hellfighters of Kuwait

First Aired: January 14, 1992

From 1992: Profiling the firefighters that went into the war-ravaged country of Kuwait to put out more than 700 oil-well blazes, which were “threatening an environmental catastrophe.” Included: comments on the risks.

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Season 19, Episode 9

December 17, 1991

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Season 19, Episode 11

January 21, 1992