NOVA; Shape of Things, The
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- Shape of Things, The
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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Program examining the many ways sculpture, both in and out of the museum, can be experienced.. Program incorporates footage of school children from Needham sculpting and visiting Egyptian sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Also featured is a portrait of sculptor Court Bennett, as well as sculpture pieces from the MFA by Rodan and others. Produced by The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in association with WGBH as part of the MFA’s Centennial Celebration.
See February 1970 Program Guide for story.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Shape of Things, The,” 02/05/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 24, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_061F8715A02C4775B6D6045B9593D71F.
- MLA: “NOVA; Shape of Things, The.” 02/05/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 24, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_061F8715A02C4775B6D6045B9593D71F>.
- APA: NOVA; Shape of Things, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_061F8715A02C4775B6D6045B9593D71F