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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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With special cooperation from the U.S. National Security Agency, NOVA tells the story of World War II code breaking, from the better-known saga of "Enigma" to the largely unknown tale of "Purple." The program reveals for the first time how the Japanese version of the Enigma code machine worked.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Codebreakers,” 11/17/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 17, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA4175E526BF436A9669E2DCCE602E65.
- MLA: “NOVA; Codebreakers.” 11/17/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 17, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA4175E526BF436A9669E2DCCE602E65>.
- APA: NOVA; Codebreakers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA4175E526BF436A9669E2DCCE602E65