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Alaska Gold

Season 2012 Episode 16

About the Episode

Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild sockeye salmon fishery, and to mineral deposits estimated to be worth nearly $500 billion. FRONTLINE probes the fault lines of a growing battle between those who depend on this extraordinary fishery for a living, the mining companies pushing to extract the minerals and the political framework that will ultimately decide the outcome.

Aired: 07/22/12 | Expires: | Runtime: 53m 44s
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