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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 23, Episode 18 Warriors of the Amazon

First Aired: April 9, 1996

“Warriors of the Amazon” examines the shamanistic practices of a tribe whose population has been decimated by disease since first encountering outsiders in the 1950s. Included: rituals utilizing hallucinogens; funeral rites that involve consuming the deceased. Joe Morton narrates.

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Dr. Spock, the Baby Doc

Season 23, Episode 17

April 2, 1996

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Einstein Revealed

Season 24, Episode 1

October 1, 1996