Season 41, Episode 12 Killer Typhoon
First Aired: January 22, 2014
A look at Typhoon Haiyan, which killed thousands and left millions homeless when it struck the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, with 200-mph winds and a two-story-high storm surge. In addition to detailing what led to such a powerful cyclone, the documentary examines the relief effort that followed, including the difficulties that resulted from impassable roads and shuttered gas stations.
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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)