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NOVA; Mr. Ludwig’s Tropical Dreamland

02/28/1980

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Series
NOVA
Program
Mr. Ludwig’s Tropical Dreamland
Program Number

708

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

Explores the amazing Jari project of the Amazon basin. Eleven years ago, 3.5 million acres of virgin jungle were bought by the reclusive billionaire, Daniel K. Ludwig.

Duration

00:59:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Mr. Ludwig’s Tropical Dreamland,” 02/28/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1043FB22F004422AAE82C242626A389.
MLA: “NOVA; Mr. Ludwig’s Tropical Dreamland.” 02/28/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1043FB22F004422AAE82C242626A389>.
APA: NOVA; Mr. Ludwig’s Tropical Dreamland. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1043FB22F004422AAE82C242626A389
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