Item Details

Everest [videorecording]: The Death Zone

a Nova Production by the WGBH Science Unit in association with Channel 4 ; produced and directed by David Breashers, Liesl Clark ; written by Liesl Clark
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
In the wake of the 1996 disaster that took eight climbers in a single day, scientists follow a team of hikers to measure, for the first time ever, the toll high-altitude climbing takes on the heart, lungs, blood, and brain. Why do seemingly rational people make poor, sometimes fatal decisions as they approach the peak? and much more.
Director
David Breashers; Liesl Clark
Performers
Narrated by Jodie Foster.
Release Date
1998
Run Time
60 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Notes
  • For specific features see interactive menu.
  • Videodisc release of a 1998 production.
Related Title
Nova (Television program)
ISBN
1578071976
Credits
Director of photography, David Breashers.
Published
Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston Video, c1999.
Publisher no.
WG800 WGBH Boston Video
Description
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
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