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Bioterror (#2815)

NOVA offers an encore presentation of the one-hour version of " Bioterror" an examination of the origins and horrifying prospects of using bioterrorism as a new form of warfare. Produced in association with the New York Times and featuring Judith Miller (co-author of the) , best-selling book "Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War" this special takes a timely look at the science behind bioterror agents and America's vulnerability to attack. It explores the covert biological revolution, which began in the United States, was perfected by the Soviet Union and later adopted by Iraq and terrorist cells around the world. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Grade Levels
6-8, 9-12
Curricular Areas
Science & Technology
Series Length
440 episodes
Average Episode Length
61 minutes
Record Rights
Record and retain for 1 year from each broadcast. No duplication allowed.
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