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Secrets of the Shining Knight Preview

Preview: Season 44 Episode 13 | 30s

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Once upon a time, knighthood was serious business, and for countless medieval fighters, their armor was what stood between life and death. NOVA challenged a blacksmith and master armorer to recreate parts of an elite armor. We trace their journey as they rediscover centuries-old metalworking secrets, then put their new armor to the ultimateultimate test against a period musket.

Aired: 09/20/17 | Rating: NR

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