NOVA; Deadly Deception, The
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- Deadly Deception, 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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This program looks at the controversial "Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male." For four decades, 400 African American men from Macon, Alabama were unwitting participants in this government study of untreated syphilis. NOVA tells the story of this notorious human experiment. George Strait, ABC News Medical Correspondent hosts.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Deadly Deception, The,” 12/02/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 18, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_552337F959F04FD6BE4E5B535444B1BA.
- MLA: “NOVA; Deadly Deception, The.” 12/02/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 18, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_552337F959F04FD6BE4E5B535444B1BA>.
- APA: NOVA; Deadly Deception, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_552337F959F04FD6BE4E5B535444B1BA