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NOVA; Goodbye Louisiana

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Series
NOVA
Program
Goodbye Louisiana
Program Number

916

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

There was a time when the great Mississippi River had its own way, flooding when it got too full, cutting new channels and silting up old ones, even radically changing its course from time to time. Now the river is confined and channeled by levees, dams and locks, the better to serve the industry which has grown up on its banks and illustrates how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' mammoth river control projects have allowed for tremendous economic development.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Goodbye Louisiana,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33DBE190E111461C91A4B43AA9AD17BF.
MLA: “NOVA; Goodbye Louisiana.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33DBE190E111461C91A4B43AA9AD17BF>.
APA: NOVA; Goodbye Louisiana. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_33DBE190E111461C91A4B43AA9AD17BF
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