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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 33, Episode 8 Storm That Drowned a City

First Aired: November 23, 2005

An exploration of the devastation wrought on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina details failures of levees and disaster-relief planning; why the city was unprepared; and what made Katrina so powerful. Also examined are the challenges involved in rebuilding the city.

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Season 33, Episode 7

November 16, 2005

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The Mummy Who Would Be King

Season 33, Episode 9

January 3, 2006

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