NOVA; Animal Olympians
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- Animal Olympians
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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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A dazzling display of speed, precision, endurance, brute strength, and physical perfection, this program, features exceptional performers from the animal and human worlds. Although it's almost impossible for humans to approach the levels of performance found in the natural world, some humans, through a combination of natural talent and training, are able to push performance far beyond the abilities of ordinary mortals. This program features these runners, swimmers, archers, wrestlers, climbers and other champion athletes along with their animal counterparts.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Animal Olympians,” 04/12/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 27, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDF01B701F1F487F9454D2D6BE746E97.
- MLA: “NOVA; Animal Olympians.” 04/12/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 27, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDF01B701F1F487F9454D2D6BE746E97>.
- APA: NOVA; Animal Olympians. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDF01B701F1F487F9454D2D6BE746E97