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NOVA; Killing Machines

11/01/1990


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Series
NOVA
Program
Killing Machines
Program Number

1716

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

"Nova" focuses on the new "smart" robotic weapons that seek out and destroy ships, planes, and other targets and are the wave of the future. But their proliferation may spell an end to superpower invincibility.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Killing Machines,” 11/01/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_184280A069CF40E993194BA7416C9B22.
MLA: “NOVA; Killing Machines.” 11/01/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_184280A069CF40E993194BA7416C9B22>.
APA: NOVA; Killing Machines. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_184280A069CF40E993194BA7416C9B22
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