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Historic Hurricane Special

Tom Knowles, author of Category 5: The 1935 Labor Day Hurricane, discusses the storm and its effects, including the destruction of the railroad track connecting the Florida Keys to the mainland, and the death of more than 200 World War I veterans stationed in the area. Journalist Janie Gould interviews several Florida residents about the impact of the 1926, 1928, and 1949 hurricanes on the state. Journalist Bill Dudley talks with Eugene and Asterie Provenzo, authors of In the Eye of Hurricane Andrew, about the impact of the hurricane in 1992 that left a quarter of a million people homeless and caused almost $30 billion in damage.

Mark-In Point: 01:25 Length: 27:00

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SEGMENTS | Historic Hurricane Special


Florida Frontiers; Hurricanes