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Author: British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Lone Wolf Pictures.; WGBH Video (Firm)
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2003.
Series: Colección NOVA.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In this important film, Nova goes beyond the alarming headlines to answer critical questions: How easy is it to make a dirty bomb, and how does it differ from a conventional nuclear bomb? What would happen if terrorists were to explode a dirty bomb in the middle of London or Washington, DC? How dangerous is the fallout from a dirty bomb? What are the long-term effects and how well do we really understand them? And  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Lone Wolf Pictures.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 9781578079865 1578079861
OCLC Number: 52068500
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of: Nova.
"Terrorism's low-tech, high-impact weapon"--Container.
This video is produced with the permission of the BBC.
Credits: Editors, Jed Rauscher, Simon Thorne; director of photography, Neil Higginson; camera, Sam Henriques, Erich Roland; music, Ray Loring, Rushmore DeNooyer; managing director, Alan Ritsko; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
Performer(s): Narrator: Will Lyman.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Colección NOVA.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Kirk Wolfinger, Matthew Collins, Kim Shillinglaw ; a BBC/WGBH Boston co-production ; additional production for Nova by Lone Wolf Pictures.

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In this important film, Nova goes beyond the alarming headlines to answer critical questions: How easy is it to make a dirty bomb, and how does it differ from a conventional nuclear bomb? What would happen if terrorists were to explode a dirty bomb in the middle of London or Washington, DC? How dangerous is the fallout from a dirty bomb? What are the long-term effects and how well do we really understand them? And how can lives be saved if one explodes?

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