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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 15, Episode 19 Can You Still Get Polio?

First Aired: April 5, 1988

Examining the history and safety of vaccines to combat polio. Included: comments by polio-vaccine pioneers Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin. Narrator: Don Wescott.

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Season 15, Episode 18

March 29, 1988

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Season 15, Episode 20

February 2, 1998

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