NOVA

NOVA

In Search of the First Language (21x20)

Season finale

Air date: Dec 27, 1994

NOVA explores the common threads that link the more than 5,000 languages of Earth, including a controversial theory that claims to reconstruct words from a time when only a handful of languages were spoken, recalling the biblical story of the Tower of Babel.

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  • Premiered: Mar 1974
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