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FRONTLINE; Anatomy of An Oil Spill

03/20/1990


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Anatomy of An Oil Spill
Program Number

807

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

Examines the larger history of big oil's involvement in Alaska, focusing on Alyeska (the consortium of five oil companies) and its twenty year pattern of broken promises on the environment in the wake of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Jon Tuttle investigates.

Duration

00:57:58

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Public Affairs
News
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Anatomy of An Oil Spill,” 03/20/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 1, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F392296D3BFC479B84E8AF199CC92916.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Anatomy of An Oil Spill.” 03/20/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 1, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F392296D3BFC479B84E8AF199CC92916>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Anatomy of An Oil Spill. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F392296D3BFC479B84E8AF199CC92916
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