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NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Stonehenge


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Secrets of Lost Empires: Stonehenge
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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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The first hour of SECRETS OF LOST EMPIRES addresses one of the biggest riddles in archaeology: How did the Stone Age people of Britain drag enormous stones weighing up to 40 tons across 20 miles of rolling hills, and then erect and arrange them according to a precise solar alignment that is still accurate today? "Stonehenge" has the answer.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Stonehenge,” 11/07/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F0CF8F050244F71942F401E4749B274.
MLA: “NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Stonehenge.” 11/07/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F0CF8F050244F71942F401E4749B274>.
APA: NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Stonehenge. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F0CF8F050244F71942F401E4749B274
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