NOVA; Bombing of America
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- Bombing of America
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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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Oklahoma City, the UNABOMBER, the World Trade Center -- these tragedies have thrust bombing into the national spotlight. But such high profile events do not tell the whole story. They are a part of a disturbing trend. Every other hour, somewhere in this country a bomb explodes -- often causing death and serious injury. In the United States, the incidence of criminal bombing has quadrupled in just five years and bombing has become a major law enforcement problem. On the one year anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, this program explores how science can help in the fight against the "Bombing of America."
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Bombing of America,” 04/10/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_164951E951EF4CAF81821C713DC5F248.
- MLA: “NOVA; Bombing of America.” 04/10/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_164951E951EF4CAF81821C713DC5F248>.
- APA: NOVA; Bombing of America. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_164951E951EF4CAF81821C713DC5F248