Nova

  • 1974
  • TV Show
  • None

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 and present---and doesn't neglect the human aspect of the story. Its many memorable shows include 1983's...

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Season 13, Episode 12 The Search for the Disappeared

First Aired: October 14, 1986

The role of forensic medicine in the 1985 trial of nine Argentine military officers who waged war against leftists from 1976 to '83. Oklahoma forensic anthropologist Clyde Snow was enlisted to help identify some of the 10,000 to 30,000 victims. Included: testimony from relatives of the missing; scenes of Snow at work.

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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)

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