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NOVA; Genetic Gamble, The

11/01/1985


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Series
NOVA
Program
Genetic Gamble, The
Program Number

1218

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

NOVA examines current research and its ethical implications as modern medicine confronts the era of human gene therapy through case study of genetic disorders and experimental treatments.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Genetic Gamble, The,” 11/01/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7348D62315B4A328293931F1570129B.
MLA: “NOVA; Genetic Gamble, The.” 11/01/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7348D62315B4A328293931F1570129B>.
APA: NOVA; Genetic Gamble, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F7348D62315B4A328293931F1570129B
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