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NOVA; Diving For Pirate Gold


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Series
NOVA
Program
Diving For Pirate Gold
Program Number

2007

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

THESE DAYS, PIRACY ON THE HIGH SEAS OFTEN INVOLVES SONAR, MAGNETOMETERS, METAL DETECTORS, AND OTHER HIGH-TECH EQUIPMENT FOR FINDING AND PLUNDERING SUNKEN SHIPS. THESE PRACTICES HAVE BROUGHT SALVAGERS UNDER INCREASING GOVERNMENT REGULATION IN THE INTEREST OF HISTORICAL PRESERVATION. THIS PROGRAM LOOKS AT THE SWASHBUCKLING SEAFARING PIRATES OF OLD AND THEIR PRESENT DAY SUCCESSORS. THIS PROGRAM TRAVELS TO THE FLORIDA KEYS, JAMAICA AND THE BAHAMAS.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Diving For Pirate Gold,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_097728608D86404895FBED02785DAA2E.
MLA: “NOVA; Diving For Pirate Gold.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_097728608D86404895FBED02785DAA2E>.
APA: NOVA; Diving For Pirate Gold. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_097728608D86404895FBED02785DAA2E
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