NOVA; Alaska: The Closing Frontier
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- Alaska: The Closing Frontier
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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
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Congress is currently considering a proposal that would double the size of America's national park system by designating a sizable chunk of Alaska as off-limits to developers. NOVA explores the public debates on Alaska before it, such as the construction of the oil pipeline--a proposal that has sparked a bitter controversy between conservationists and developers.
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