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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 4, Episode 12 The Business of Extinction

First Aired: April 20, 1977

William Holden narrates this look at the international trade in animals. Monkeys, birds and reptiles are among the wildlife shipped through legal and illegal channels to the U.S., Japan and Europe. Also: how animals are smuggled.