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NOVA; Aircraft Carrier

02/08/1994


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Series
NOVA
Program
Aircraft Carrier
Program Number

2110

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 with the USS Independence, a "forward deployed" aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf, and joins four of its flight crew at the celebrated "Top Gun" school in California. In a world at peace, the aircraft carrier continues to be the linchpin of U.S. military strategy.

Duration

00:66:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Aircraft Carrier,” 02/08/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E752ADD3BEA346D9B8292FC1D5E62D6D.
MLA: “NOVA; Aircraft Carrier.” 02/08/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E752ADD3BEA346D9B8292FC1D5E62D6D>.
APA: NOVA; Aircraft Carrier. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E752ADD3BEA346D9B8292FC1D5E62D6D
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