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NOVA; Umealit: The Whale Hunters

02/03/1980


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Series
NOVA
Program
Umealit: The Whale Hunters
Program Number

705

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

Whaling is an integral part of Eskimo life, and a major source of food; even so, conservationists are seeking to restrict the hunting of bowhead whales in Alaska.

Duration

00:58:49

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Umealit: The Whale Hunters,” 02/03/1980, GBH Archives, accessed December 9, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CB7EB56332884C07A7443508490E9135.
MLA: “NOVA; Umealit: The Whale Hunters.” 02/03/1980. GBH Archives. Web. December 9, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CB7EB56332884C07A7443508490E9135>.
APA: NOVA; Umealit: The Whale Hunters. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CB7EB56332884C07A7443508490E9135
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