Season 17, Episode 5 The Big Spill
First Aired: February 27, 1990
"The Big Spill" explores the impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska's Prince William Sound in March 1989. Included: comments by Exxon's Lee R. Raymond and environmentalists.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- 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)