About this video...
The original story of the exploding whale first appeared on KATU Channel 2 Portland, OR in November 1970. The story was reported by Paul Linnman with cameraman Doug Brazil who captured the event on Super 8 film.
Since then, the story has been retold countless times, and numerous versions of the original news story have appeared on the internet as a result. Several of them are viewable in the section below.
If all else fails, you can read the annotated transcript of the original newsreel.
Physical copies of the video (e.g., on VHS or DVD) are not available under any circumstances. Don’t bother asking.