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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 10, Episode 11 Lassa Fever

First Aired: February 8, 1983

Dramatizing the three-year hunt (1969-72) to identify the source of Lassa fever in Nigeria that claimed at least 15 lives. Renny Pinneo: Annie Ross. Graham Kemp: Manning Redwood. Rose Pinneo: Betsy Blair. Narrated by Andrew Macmillan.

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Season 10, Episode 10

January 25, 1983

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February 15, 1983

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