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NOVA; Leprosy Can Be Cured

10/10/1986

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Series
NOVA
Program
Leprosy Can Be Cured
Program Number

1319

Series Description

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

Program Description

Leprosy, a misunderstood disease that has been curable for 40 years, still afflicts some 12 million people. NOVA looks at the tragedy of the disease that need not be.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Leprosy Can Be Cured,” 10/10/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 13, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64524D7B74134626A041D0BCFB87708A.
MLA: “NOVA; Leprosy Can Be Cured.” 10/10/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 13, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64524D7B74134626A041D0BCFB87708A>.
APA: NOVA; Leprosy Can Be Cured. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64524D7B74134626A041D0BCFB87708A
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