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NOVA; Last of the Cuiva, The


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Last of the Cuiva, 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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How does a primitive nomadic tribe of the Amazon basin cope with the encroachment of Western settlers? NOVA looks at both sides of the story, revealing the misunderstandings between the two cultures.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Last of the Cuiva, The,” 12/26/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 29, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_36797C6CE82D4FA89CFBACCB0BD2E915.
MLA: “NOVA; Last of the Cuiva, The.” 12/26/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 29, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_36797C6CE82D4FA89CFBACCB0BD2E915>.
APA: NOVA; Last of the Cuiva, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_36797C6CE82D4FA89CFBACCB0BD2E915
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