Season 17, Episode 9 The Genius That Was China: Will the Dragon Rise Again?

First Aired: April 10, 1990

"The Genius That Was China" concludes by examining the gradual adoption of Western technology in "Will the Dragon Rise Again?" Included: China's first successful A-bomb test in 1964; and Mao Tse-tung's Cultural Revolution (1966-76). Narrator: Richard Kiley.

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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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