NOVA; Long Walk of Fred Young, The
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- Long Walk of Fred Young, 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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As a child, Fred Young hunted birds and wild animals with primitive weapons, spoke only the Indian languages Ute and Navajo, went to a medicine man when he was sick, and slept under the stars. NOVA profiles Dr. Frederick Young, now a nuclear physicist working on the laser fusion project at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory in New Mexico.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Long Walk of Fred Young, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F6D7C91F9B245EFA9F7016DEC04F0D9.
- MLA: “NOVA; Long Walk of Fred Young, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F6D7C91F9B245EFA9F7016DEC04F0D9>.
- APA: NOVA; Long Walk of Fred Young, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4F6D7C91F9B245EFA9F7016DEC04F0D9