Season 7, Episode 9 Blindness: Five Points of View

First Aired: December 18, 1979

"Blindness: Five Points of View" profiles people faced with loss of their eyesight. Included: a librarian with an incurable disorder called rod-and-cone dystrophy; a diabetic undergoing surgery for a blood-clouded vitreous humor; and two glaucoma victims. Katherine Helmond is the program narrator.

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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)

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