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Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster

Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster

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Saturday, December 12, 1992 N/A
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  • Season: 1992-93
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Movies
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Environmental, Disaster

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Plot Synopsis

On March 24, 1989, oil tanker the Exxon Valdez ran aground, spilling eleven million gallons of oil into Alaska's Prince William Sound. Corporate, state and government officials fight with and against each other, creating bureaucratic quagmires that result in costly delays in the clean-up of the most devastating environmental catastrophe in U.S. history.


Production Company:

  • HBO Showcase, BBC

Production Type:

  • In-House
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