NOVA; Orangutans of the Rain Forest
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- Orangutans of the Rain Forest
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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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Cameras travel to Borneo, one of the last habitats of the wild orangutans, where scientists study the endangered ape. Who is observing whom? It is not always clear.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Orangutans of the Rain Forest,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 13, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D38FFC9C2F4646F79F836AADF970C1F7.
- MLA: “NOVA; Orangutans of the Rain Forest.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 13, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D38FFC9C2F4646F79F836AADF970C1F7>.
- APA: NOVA; Orangutans of the Rain Forest. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D38FFC9C2F4646F79F836AADF970C1F7