Nova

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 29, Episode 6 Shackleton's Voyage of Endurance

First Aired: March 26, 2002

Charting the 21-month ordeal of Ernest Shackleton and his 27-man crew off Antarctica in 1915 and 1916, after their ship (prophetically named Endurance) was crushed by an ice pack, stranding them. Their survival was equal parts luck and pluck, and director George Butler was lucky, too, because Shackleton's cameraman caught a number of major events---including the ship's sinking---on film. David Ogden Stiers narrates.

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