NOVA; Woman Rebel, The
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- Woman Rebel, The
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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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Drama on life of Margaret Sanger--birth control advocate. Margaret Sanger was responsible almost single-handedly for changing the whole attitude of the male-dominated medical profession towards "women's issues" and, above all, for gaining social and political acceptance for the concept of birth control. This NOVA docudrama reconstructs her life, told as flashbacks interspersed throughout an interview. Piper Laurie stars as Margaret Sanger.
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- Gladstone, Francis (Producer)
- Chicago: “NOVA; Woman Rebel, The,” 03/12/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 28, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EAF0A235360641DB8A14D1414EB675EF.
- MLA: “NOVA; Woman Rebel, The.” 03/12/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 28, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EAF0A235360641DB8A14D1414EB675EF>.
- APA: NOVA; Woman Rebel, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EAF0A235360641DB8A14D1414EB675EF