Season 2, Episode 13 The Tuaregs
First Aired: February 16, 1975
The Tuaregs, nomadic people who inhabit the central region of the Sahara Desert. This documentary focuses on the life of one family and examines the impact of a 1962 Algerian law that ended the Tuaregs' traditional ownership of slaves. Also: a two-year drought that killed the nomads' camels.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: 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)