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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 3, Episode 17 Death of a Disease

First Aired: June 6, 1976

How smallpox has been virtually wiped out by a vaccination drive coordinated by the World Health Organization. Included is footage of smallpox victims.

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Season 3, Episode 18

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