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Last Journey of a Genius, The
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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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On the first anniversary of his death, NOVA offers a fascinating profile of the Nobel Prize winning physicist, bongo-playing scientist, adventurer, safecracker and yarn-spinner Richard Feynman, most recently famous for his role as gadfly of the Presidential Commission investigating the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Last Journey of a Genius, The,” 12/12/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_356D3C6D88FE4F74BE0C55954654E70F.
MLA: “NOVA; Last Journey of a Genius, The.” 12/12/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_356D3C6D88FE4F74BE0C55954654E70F>.
APA: NOVA; Last Journey of a Genius, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_356D3C6D88FE4F74BE0C55954654E70F
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