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NOVA; Terror in the Mine Fields


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Terror in the Mine Fields
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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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This program presents an investigative report on the terror and tragedy of Cambodia's deadly legacy of land mines. Given unprecedented access to the Khmer Rouge, NOVA probes the technology and source of the mines and follows the perilous work of an international team struggling to locate and defuse them.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Terror in the Mine Fields,” 11/09/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_168B6A6B8A4A469181A57D4B8A6305F2.
MLA: “NOVA; Terror in the Mine Fields.” 11/09/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_168B6A6B8A4A469181A57D4B8A6305F2>.
APA: NOVA; Terror in the Mine Fields. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_168B6A6B8A4A469181A57D4B8A6305F2
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