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S44 Ep13: Secrets of the Shining Knight

  • Aired: 09/20/2017
  • 53:33
  • Expires: 11/01/2017
  • Rating: NR
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.
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Discover the world of medieval knights and see how their armor was made.
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