NOVA; Killer Quake
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- Killer Quake
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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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Metropolitan Los Angeles is sitting on ground zero. Even as Southern California struggles to repair itself from the earthquake at Northridge, seismic pressure continues to build below. Despite having no seismic history, scientists fear these cracks in the earth's crust could, at any moment, trigger California's most devastating natural disaster. Will we have time to learn enough about these geological mysteries to minimize widespread destruction?
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Killer Quake,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C84DFC012E2A4C79907752B42FE1E5B9.
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- APA: NOVA; Killer Quake. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C84DFC012E2A4C79907752B42FE1E5B9