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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 7, Episode 6 India: Machinery of Hope

First Aired: November 20, 1979

"India: Machinery of Hope" examines the negative impact of industrialization on Indian society and efforts to remedy the problem. Included: a look at businesses building factories that favor humanpower over automation; a visit to a sugar plant; an interview with former Prime Minister Moraji Desai. Renee Poussaint narrates the program.

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November 6, 1979

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Season 7, Episode 7

December 4, 1979

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