Season 4, Episode 1 Hitler's Secret Weapon
First Aired: January 5, 1977
A report on the V-2 rocket, a weapon favored by Hitler, features captured footage of test flights and the recollections of scientist Wernher von Braun, who worked on the weapon. Also: how the V-2 was used to kill thousands in England and Belgium toward the end of World War II. Richard Kiley is the narrator of the program.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- 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)