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NOVA: Secrets Of Noah's Ark

Dr. Irving Finkel (center), Alessandro Ghidoni (left), Dr. Eric Staples (2nd from left), Dr. Tom Vosmer (right) on Ark, boatyard, from launch.
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Dr. Irving Finkel (center), Alessandro Ghidoni (left), Dr. Eric Staples (2nd from left), Dr. Tom Vosmer (right) on Ark, boatyard, from launch.

Airs Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sunday, April 21 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2

On "Secrets Of Noah's Ark," a 3,700-year-old inscribed clay tablet reveals a surprising new version of the Biblical flood story, complete with how-to instructions for assembling an ark.

Following the directions, expert boat builders assemble and launch a massive reed boat.

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