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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 13, Episode 6 Child Survival: The Silent Emergency

First Aired: November 12, 1985

Efforts to reduce child-mortality rates in developing countries where, according to narrator Richard Kiley, deaths have reached a level of 15 million a year. The hour includes reports from Bangladesh, Haiti, El Salvador and Brazil.

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November 5, 1985

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Season 13, Episode 7

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