Season 5, Episode 1 In the Event of Catastrophe
First Aired: January 4, 1978
"In the Event of a Catastrophe," a comparison of the civil-defense systems in the U.S. and USSR. Experts interviewed include Paul Warnke, director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, and Bardyl Tirana, director of the Civil Defense Preparedness Agency. They speculate on the devastating effects of a nuclear attack on population and industry. Also: newsreels of Hiroshima after the A-bombing in 1945.
Next On TVSee all »
Cast & Details See all »
- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- User Rating:
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)
Trending TonightSee all »
Beginning Jazz Bass: How to Create Jazz Bass Lines Including Two-Feel, Walking Bass, Bossa Nova, Ballads, Fills & More!
By Musicians Institute PressBuy New: $17.58
By Hal LeonardBuy New: $14.83
By Hal LeonardBuy New: $16.94