PBS NewsHour

Cicada Mania: A Benchmark in Time

Clip: Season 2013 | 8m 32s

Cicadas have overwhelmed large swaths of the Eastern United States this summer, and their behavior and deafening song provide research material for scientists, inspiration for artists and well, mixed reactions from residents. Miles O'Brien reports.

Aired: 06/19/13

Rating: NR

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