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 24, Episode 16 Super Bridge

First Aired: November 12, 1997

Documenting the four-year construction of the Clark Bridge, which spans the Mississippi near St. Louis. Included: a segment on Alton, Ill., where the bridge is seen as a ticket to a stronger economy. Also: footage of the devastating floods of 1993, which halted the project for months. Narrator: Hal Holbrook.

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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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