Season 12, Episode 16 Child Survival: The Silent Emergency
First Aired: November 12, 1985
Efforts to reduce child-mortality rates in developing countries where, according to narrator Richard Kiley, deaths have reached a level of 15 million a year. The hour includes reports from Bangladesh, Haiti, El Salvador and Brazil.
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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)