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NOVA; Asbestos: A Lethal Legacy

01/25/1983


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Series
NOVA
Program
Asbestos: A Lethal Legacy
Program Number

1005

Series Description

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

Program Description

Every 58 minutes between now and the end of the century, one American will die from asbestos exposure. NOVA turns its spotlight on the tragic consequences of asbestos use and on the current controversy over who is responsible.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Asbestos: A Lethal Legacy,” 01/25/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_07028FB85E8D475D82E3DD4FFE7CBC6D.
MLA: “NOVA; Asbestos: A Lethal Legacy.” 01/25/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_07028FB85E8D475D82E3DD4FFE7CBC6D>.
APA: NOVA; Asbestos: A Lethal Legacy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_07028FB85E8D475D82E3DD4FFE7CBC6D
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