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A Dangerous Whale Rescue Mission by Greenpeace

Rex Wyler and Paul Watson, both among the co-founders of Greenpeace, describe the danger and tragedy of the first whale rescue mission they conducted in 1975, when Russian whale hunters were tracking a pod off the coast of California. This video with archival footage of the rescue mission is an excerpt from American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire, premiering on PBS on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.
Aired: 4/23/2014 | 0:03:48

Upcoming American Masters Air Dates

  • THIRTEEN August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand Sunday, Apr. 26 12:30pm
  • THIRTEEN A Fierce Green Fire Monday, Apr. 27 3:00am
  • THIRTEEN August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand Monday, Apr. 27 4:00am
  • THIRTEEN Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter Friday, May. 1 4:00am
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