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Investigative journalist documentaries.

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Secrets of the Dead (TV Series 2000)
Documentary | History | Mystery
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Notable historical events and locations are scientifically examined.

Stars: Liev Schreiber, Jay O. Sanders, Roy Scheider
American Experience (TV Series 1988)
Documentary | Biography | History
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy
Horizon (TV Series 1964)
Documentary
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow
PBS NewsHour (TV Series 1975)
News
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Stars: Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, Jim Lehrer
Independent Lens (TV Series 1999)
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci
This Old House (TV Series 1979)
Documentary | Reality-TV
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The host guides various participants as they repair and renovate various houses.

Stars: Kevin O'Connor, Norm Abram, Richard Trethewey
American Masters (TV Series 1985)
Documentary | Biography
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

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The Elegant Universe (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Documentary
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A documentary examining string theory.

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The Universe (TV Series 2007)
Documentary | History
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This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.

Stars: Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly
Antiques Roadshow (TV Series 1997)
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Stars: Mark L. Walberg, Simeon Lipman, Lara Spencer
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A weekly documentary series, each episode providing an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research. Subjects examined by this show have included the cutting edge of theoretical physics, a return to the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, the long-term effects of Amazon deforestation, and the development of life-saving medical techniques. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Now I Get It!
16 July 2008 | by (Queens, New York) – See all my reviews

That is exactly what I think every time I watch this. Countless times I have felt like I have just read a long meaningful book after watching this. It follows everything extensively and always includes a wide variety of opinions. PBS seems to always get the ball on the barrel of the bat when comes to almost anything. Nova is not just a home run it is a moonshot just like the channel PBS itself. Nova is such a great show because it is able to explain anything when it comes to about anything. From physics and chemistry to history and archeology things that seem so complex are able to be translated perfectly through this show.


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