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NOVA; Mysterious Mummies of China


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Mysterious Mummies of China
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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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Perfectly preserved 3000-year-old mummies have been unearthed in a remote Chinese desert. They have long, blonde hair and blue eyes, and don't appear to be the ancestors of the modern-day Chinese people. Who are these people and how did they end up in China's Takla Makan desert? NOVA takes a glimpse through a crack in the door of history, to a past that has never before been seen outside of China.

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Chicago: “NOVA; Mysterious Mummies of China,” 04/03/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60A3B329DF174C9CBA111D907EFB2F19.
MLA: “NOVA; Mysterious Mummies of China.” 04/03/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60A3B329DF174C9CBA111D907EFB2F19>.
APA: NOVA; Mysterious Mummies of China. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60A3B329DF174C9CBA111D907EFB2F19
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