NOVA; Toxic Trials
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- Toxic Trials
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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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When a high number of cancer cases struck the suburban community of Woburn, Massachusetts, the town mobilized to investigate why. The result was a landmark study of the effects of hazardous wastes. NOVA explores the legal and scientific implications of the link between environmental pollution and illness.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Toxic Trials,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_605038AC155946798B7F65471FAA87C5.
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- APA: NOVA; Toxic Trials. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_605038AC155946798B7F65471FAA87C5