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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 7, Episode 17 Mr. Ludwig's Tropical Dreamland

First Aired: March 25, 1980

Exploring an industrial complex carved out of the Brazilian rain forest by American billionaire Daniel Ludwig. A tour of the Jari project (started in 1969) shows miles of tree farms; a pulp mill that was built in Japan and then floated to its present site; and a mechanized rice operation. Narrator: Ted O'Brien.

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Mediterranean Prospect

Season 7, Episode 16

March 18, 1980

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The Pinks and the Blues

Season 8, Episode 1

September 30, 1980

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