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NOVA; Sail Wars

02/19/1987

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Series
NOVA
Program
Sail Wars
Program Number

1318

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

Yankee ingenuity has designs on the America's Cup. NOVA goes behind-the-scenes to look at the engineering effort to design a technically advanced sailboat.

Duration

01:23:16

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Sail Wars,” 02/19/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60CD053EB94748669621FD4FB57EE6D9.
MLA: “NOVA; Sail Wars.” 02/19/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60CD053EB94748669621FD4FB57EE6D9>.
APA: NOVA; Sail Wars. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_60CD053EB94748669621FD4FB57EE6D9
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