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NOVA; In the Land of the Polar Bears

12/21/1984

NOT FOR AIR FORMER EE MASTER / OLD MASTER


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Series
NOVA
Program
In the Land of the Polar Bears
Program Number

1204

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

A rare look at the beautiful and desolate Wrangel Island-- a Soviet possession 300 miles off the coast of Alaska--as seen through the eyes of Soviet Filmmaker and naturalist Yuri Ledin. Wrangel Island is not only the home to Siberian snow geese, polar foxes and walruses, but serves as the world's largest denning area for polar bears.

Duration

00:58:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; In the Land of the Polar Bears,” 12/21/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_509DE516A9F547A39F69C5F13159C90C.
MLA: “NOVA; In the Land of the Polar Bears.” 12/21/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_509DE516A9F547A39F69C5F13159C90C>.
APA: NOVA; In the Land of the Polar Bears. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_509DE516A9F547A39F69C5F13159C90C
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