Season 4, Episode 16 Tongues of Men
First Aired: May 18, 1977
Variety and variation in language, from that of the artificial Esperanto (an invention of one man in the 19th Century) to the organic flexibility of English, the invention of millions over centuries. The conclusion of a two-part study.
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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)