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NOVA; Rafting Through The Grand Canyon

10/25/1992

REVISED 10-25-92 COLOR CORRECTED VERSION


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Series
NOVA
Program
Rafting Through The Grand Canyon
Program Number

1914

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

NOVA explores Earth's greatest natural wonder by rafting down the river that created it, repeating the spectacular first canyon voyage of the 19th century explorer John Wesley Powell. The Grand Canyon tells the story of nearly 2 billion years of earth history plus the changes caused by three decades of human intervention. Actors Linda Hunt and Gregory Peck narrate.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Rafting Through The Grand Canyon,” 10/25/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D2A138134414F43BE3D967664EA8AAE.
MLA: “NOVA; Rafting Through The Grand Canyon.” 10/25/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D2A138134414F43BE3D967664EA8AAE>.
APA: NOVA; Rafting Through The Grand Canyon. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D2A138134414F43BE3D967664EA8AAE
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