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Real Jurassic Park, 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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For his best-selling book, "Jurassic Park," and for the recently released Stephen Spielberg film, Michael Crichton created the ultimate theme park--filled with dinosaurs. Could such a park actually exist or is it a wild fantasy? This program examines the scientific steps necessary to enable dinosaurs to roam the earth once again.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Real Jurassic Park, The,” 10/07/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64E89D81415848B68284975208EA40C8.
MLA: “NOVA; Real Jurassic Park, The.” 10/07/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64E89D81415848B68284975208EA40C8>.
APA: NOVA; Real Jurassic Park, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_64E89D81415848B68284975208EA40C8
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