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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 14, Episode 7 Are You Swimming in the Sewer?

First Aired: December 2, 1986

"Are You Swimming in a Sewer?" addresses the problem of pollution and examines cities that face health problems because of antiquated treatment plants. Also: industrial and municipal recycling programs; and a Los Angeles task force that apprehends the heads of companies that pollute.

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The Mystery of Animal Pathfinders

Season 14, Episode 6

November 25, 1986

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Sail Wars

Season 14, Episode 8

December 9, 1986

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