Season 22, Episode 2 Vikings in America

First Aired: January 24, 1995

Exploring the history of “Vikings in America,” the Norse settlers thought to have arrived in North America 500 years before Columbus. Included: efforts to locate a colony in Newfoundland; Eric the Red's discovery of Greenland; accounts of Native Americans' dealings with Vikings.

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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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