NOVA; Across the Silence Barrier
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- Across the Silence Barrier
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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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NOVA explores the different means by which hearing-impaired people have learned to penetrate the world of the hearing by visiting with Kitty O'Neil--a woman record-holding speed car racer; Frances Parsons, an advocate of hearing-impaired persons' rights; and workers at Silent Industries--a factories in Los Angeles founded by a deaf man.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Across the Silence Barrier,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_46D1AA8EC2074B89912537A907A6FB62.
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- APA: NOVA; Across the Silence Barrier. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_46D1AA8EC2074B89912537A907A6FB62