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A to Z: How Writing Changed The World

Just as handwritten records changed how societies work, the printing press transformed the spread of information, igniting the Industrial Revolution. How did technologies -- from pen to paper to printing press -- make it all possible?

Sunday, October 2 at 9:00 pm on 12.1


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  • Monday, October 3 at 12:00 am on 12.1
  • Thursday, October 6 at 12:00 pm on 12.1

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PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.