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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 34, Episode 16 Pocahontas Revealed

First Aired: May 8, 2007

The story of Capt. John Smith and Pocahontas is revisited via evidence from archaeological digs at Jamestown, the colony Smith and his fellow explorers founded in 1607; and at the site of Pocahontas' village. Included: how relations between the Indians and explorers are now believed to have been friendly at the start; and the role a drought may have played in changing that.