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NOVA; T. Rex Exposed


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T. Rex Exposed
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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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In a magazine format, NOVA goes to Montana to explore the laborious unearthing of the first nearly complete tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found and looks at the peculiar mystique surrounding dinosaurs. (Host of program Don Lessem has formed The Dinosaur Society to support research. Address: PO Box 171, Newton Lower Falls, MA 02162. Newsletter: Dino Times, $2.50)



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Chicago: “NOVA; T. Rex Exposed,” 01/07/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15F09FDBBC3F409E81F6EB2CE70706E1.
MLA: “NOVA; T. Rex Exposed.” 01/07/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15F09FDBBC3F409E81F6EB2CE70706E1>.
APA: NOVA; T. Rex Exposed. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_15F09FDBBC3F409E81F6EB2CE70706E1
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