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Series
NOVA
Program
Beersheva Experiment, The
Program Number

608

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

AN ISRAELI MEDICAL SCHOOL'S ATTEMPT TO REVERSE SPECIALIZATION TREND. Health care is the third largest industry in the US. As a result of billions of dollars spent for medical education in the 1960s, there are now too many specialists and too few primary care physicians, especially in under served areas. NOVA tells the story of one medical school in Israel that is training a new kind of family doctor.

Duration

00:64:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Beersheva Experiment, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE5D3947C21C453D909107111FC8A4D9.
MLA: “NOVA; Beersheva Experiment, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE5D3947C21C453D909107111FC8A4D9>.
APA: NOVA; Beersheva Experiment, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE5D3947C21C453D909107111FC8A4D9
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