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NOVA; Safety Factor, The

02/17/1980


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Series
NOVA
Program
Safety Factor, The
Program Number

706

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

Recent aircraft accidents have raised the question of just how safe modern commercial aviation really is. Program describes safety training and procedures employed by airlines and at airports to ensure safe operation of commercial aviation.

Duration

00:58:29

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Safety Factor, The,” 02/17/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33C1511FA663478FBF9C38A5A4849B50.
MLA: “NOVA; Safety Factor, The.” 02/17/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33C1511FA663478FBF9C38A5A4849B50>.
APA: NOVA; Safety Factor, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33C1511FA663478FBF9C38A5A4849B50
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