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NOVA; Confessions of a Weaponeer

02/12/1987


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Series
NOVA
Program
Confessions of a Weaponeer
Program Number

1407

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

Harvard chemist George Kistiakowsky was an anti-Bolshevik soldier in 1919 Russia, an atomic bomb scientist at Los Alamos, a presidential advisor in the Eisenhower White House and an arms control activist. He recounts his eventful career to interviewer Carl Sagan.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Confessions of a Weaponeer,” 02/12/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE7E22045DC94496B986733D81A5F65D.
MLA: “NOVA; Confessions of a Weaponeer.” 02/12/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE7E22045DC94496B986733D81A5F65D>.
APA: NOVA; Confessions of a Weaponeer. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CE7E22045DC94496B986733D81A5F65D
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