Season 7, Episode 6 India: Machinery of Hope
First Aired: November 20, 1979
"India: Machinery of Hope" examines the negative impact of industrialization on Indian society and efforts to remedy the problem. Included: a look at businesses building factories that favor humanpower over automation; a visit to a sugar plant; an interview with former Prime Minister Moraji Desai. Renee Poussaint narrates 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)