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NOVA; Bridge That Spanned the World, The

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Bridge That Spanned the World, 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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THE IRON BRIDGE OF COALBROOKDALE, ENGLAND, IS THE FOCUS FOR THIS STUDY OF EARLY IRON TECHNOLOGY The Iron Bridge across the River Severn in Telford, England is two centuries old. It remains a monument to the Shropshire iron masters who built it, and a symbol of the Industrial Revolution that was born in the area where the bridge stands. NOVA traces the development of ironmaking and its far-reaching effects on society and the world economy.



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