The Big Spill

Feb 27, 1990 on PBS at 9:00 PM


The 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill takes a center stage when NOVA heads to Alaska to find out how technology contributed to one of the world's largest oil spills. Cameras board the Valdez with expert scientists to film the supertanker's instruments and ... (more)to get opinions on how some advanced gadgets, which were designed to protect the ship, failed in preventing the disaster

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