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NOVA; Did Darwin Get It Wrong


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Did Darwin Get It Wrong
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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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The controversy which exploded a century ago when Charles Darwin published "The Origin of Species" is erupting again with new facts and emotion. NOVA explores challenges to the theory of evolution coming from evidence in fossils, from biology laboratories, and Creationists.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Did Darwin Get It Wrong,” 09/30/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0DE34A77969842D6848241927F4F4163.
MLA: “NOVA; Did Darwin Get It Wrong.” 09/30/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0DE34A77969842D6848241927F4F4163>.
APA: NOVA; Did Darwin Get It Wrong. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0DE34A77969842D6848241927F4F4163
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