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NOVA; Suicide Mission To Chernobyl

07/16/1991


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Series
NOVA
Program
Suicide Mission To Chernobyl
Program Number

1815

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

This program travels inside the crumbling sarcophagus itself where an army of Soviet scientists faces repeated exposures to deadly levels of radiation in an attempt to ward off another disaster. (First airing coincided with 5th anniversary of the Chernobyl explosion.)

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Suicide Mission To Chernobyl,” 07/16/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50FE383955844BAEBFDB6A8A62BD4C78.
MLA: “NOVA; Suicide Mission To Chernobyl.” 07/16/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50FE383955844BAEBFDB6A8A62BD4C78>.
APA: NOVA; Suicide Mission To Chernobyl. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50FE383955844BAEBFDB6A8A62BD4C78
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