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)