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Title Building Chernobyl's megatomb [videorecording] / produced and directed by Martin Gorst ; executive producer Carlo Massarella ; a Nova production by Windfall Films Ltd. (part of the Argonon Group) for WGBH Boston produced in association with the BBC, and France Television, NHK, and N24.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2017]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL DVD - DKLY-12  DVD 363.1799 BUI    AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo rda
NTSC
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Documentary television programs lcgft
Event Originally broadcast by PBS Apr. 26, 2017.
System Details DVD; wide screen; stereo.
Note Title from title screen.
Running time give on container as approximately 60 min. Actual running time is less than 54 min.
Credits Edited by Paul Shepard.
Performer Narrator, Eric Meyers.
Audience Rating: TVPG.
Summary In 1986 a catastrophic blast, 400 times more potent than the Hiroshima bomb, blew the lid off Chernobyl's Reactor No. Four, igniting fires that burned for days and sending a radioactive cloud across Europe. Ill-equipped workers heroically sealed the smoldering reactor in a concrete sarcophagus, but the hastily constructed shelter was only built to last 30 years. Now, 30 countries have come together to pay for a 25,000-ton steel shelter which will entomb the radiation and last for a century.
Contents Looking for solutions -- Building the tomb -- Dismantling the reactor -- Storing nuclear waste -- Containment for generations.
Language English, subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Chernobyl Nuclear Accident (Chornobyl, Ukraine : 1986) (OCoLC)fst00853649
Chronological Term 1986
Subject Nuclear reactors -- Shielding (Radiation)
Radioactive waste repositories -- Ukraine.
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl, Ukraine, 1986.
Nuclear reactors -- Shielding (Radiation) (OCoLC)fst01040858
Radioactive waste repositories. (OCoLC)fst01087924
Ukraine. (OCoLC)fst01211738
Ukraine -- Chornobyl. (OCoLC)fst01235729
Genre/Form Documentary television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710387
Nonfiction television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710270
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Gorst, Martin, 1960- film director, film producer.
Massarella, Carlo, film producer.
Shepard, Paul (Film editor), film editor.
Meyers, Eric, 1959- narrator.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Windfall Films (Firm), production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
British Broadcasting Corporation, production company.
France tÚlÚvision, production company.
Nihon Hs Kykai, production company.
N24 (Firm), production company.
Added Title Nova (Television program). Building Chernobyl's megatomb.
Building Chernobyl's mega tomb
Standard No. 841887031899
00841887031899 gtin-14
ISBN 9781531700249
1531700241
Music No. NOVA6338 Nova

 
    
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