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NOVA; Field Guide to Roger Tory Peterson, A


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Field Guide to Roger Tory Peterson, A
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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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An intimate look at Robert Tory Peterson, the man whose best-selling guide books to ornithology have played a pivotal role in turning bird watching into a mass sport.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Field Guide to Roger Tory Peterson, A,” 12/10/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 17, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A04A8F88F5A417099C3634DDF1BFA31.
MLA: “NOVA; Field Guide to Roger Tory Peterson, A.” 12/10/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 17, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A04A8F88F5A417099C3634DDF1BFA31>.
APA: NOVA; Field Guide to Roger Tory Peterson, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A04A8F88F5A417099C3634DDF1BFA31
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