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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 4, Episode 6 Incident at Brown's Ferry

First Aired: February 23, 1977

Examining the safety of nuclear reactors by focusing on a 1975 fire at Alabama's Brown's Ferry atomic power plant that caused extensive damage. The report explains what started the blaze and why it took more than seven hours to put it out. Richard Kiley is the narrator.

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