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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 2 Spy Machines

First Aired: October 13, 1987

A history of U.S. surveillance techniques from the Civil War to today. Included: the use of hot-air balloons in the 1800s; Francis Gary Powers' U-2 mission in 1960; the use of surveillance during the Cuban Missile Crisis.