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Series
NOVA
Program
Plastic Prison, The
Program Number

405

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

Examination of children born with immune deficiency. NOVA follows the lives of three boys who have combined immune deficiency--a disease that leaves its victims with no immune system.

Duration

00:06:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Plastic Prison, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_284E3AB29CE841D8ACC6C9B32C5C4B72.
MLA: “NOVA; Plastic Prison, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_284E3AB29CE841D8ACC6C9B32C5C4B72>.
APA: NOVA; Plastic Prison, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_284E3AB29CE841D8ACC6C9B32C5C4B72
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