Season 26, Episode 18 Battle Alert in the Gulf

First Aired: February 23, 1999

Film crews tag along with a U.S. Navy carrier battle group in the Persian Gulf as it enforces United Nations sanctions against Iraq. Included: around-the-clock activities on flight decks, support ships and warplanes; debates over whether warships are vulnerable to terrorist attacks.

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  • 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)

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