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NOVA; Sinking City Of Venice

09/04/2002

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Series
NOVA
Program
Sinking City Of Venice
Program Number

2914K1

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

Today's tourists often need wading boots to explore the architectural wonders of Venice. Will they one day need diving suits? NOVA covers the battle to keep the world's most unusual city from drowning beneath the rising tides of the Adriatic Sea. For centuries, Venetians have been fighting the forces of nature that threaten to alter their city's precarious relationship with the encircling lagoon that has long served as protection from invading armies.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Sinking City Of Venice,” 09/04/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E1A4E6E45B3437AB1FC68CE5B937D6D.
MLA: “NOVA; Sinking City Of Venice.” 09/04/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E1A4E6E45B3437AB1FC68CE5B937D6D>.
APA: NOVA; Sinking City Of Venice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7E1A4E6E45B3437AB1FC68CE5B937D6D
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