National Geographic Specials (1965– )

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For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat ... See full summary »

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For over 30 years, the National Geographic Society has presented specials on nature, foreign culture, scientific breakthroughs, and things which fall under the general category of "neat stuff." Each special is self-contained. Written by Jason A. Cormier <wildrose@mindspring.com>

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