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Hurricane Katrina

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I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Superdome Survivor | History
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
When Hurricane Katrina forced New Orleans poet Shelton Alexander to evacuate his home, he took his truck and video camera to the Superdome. He escaped the chaotic shelter a few days later with a truckload of people and video documentation of history.... [more]
August 27, 2017 at 12:27 PM
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PBS Documentary Predicted Hurricane Katrina Disaster
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Years before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans, PBS Nova ScienceNow did a piece on the massive impact a hurricane would have. They predicted the failure of the levies, the swamping of the city, the failure of the eroded wetlands to... [more]
August 27, 2017 at 12:31 PM
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Hurricanes:  New Orleans Under Threat
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS
Long before Hurricane Katrina, most experts knew the city of New Orleans was vulnerable. Situated up to 3.7 meters (12 feet) below sea level, between a lake and a river, and on the hurricane-prone Gulf Coast, the city was arguably a disaster waiting ... [more]
October 27, 2010 at 08:31 PM
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Slideshow About Katrina Damage on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
From photosfromkatrina.com, produced by photosfromkatrina.com
These before-and-after photos are breathtaking in their views of what a hurricane can do to even the most sturdy structures.  There is also a slide that shows the force of the wind as it moved through the area. These could be used in conjunction with... [more]
August 29, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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Hurricane Katrina Historic Storm Surge - Gulfport, Mississippi
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
Documentary National Geographic Hurricane Katrina History -- BBC Documentary (01:27:52)
March 24, 2017 at 07:07 PM
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Hurricane Katrina: Extreme Video
From YouTube, produced by www.ultimatechase.com
Storm Chasers Mike Theiss and Jim Reed take you up close and personal with footage from Hurricane Katrina. Their video captures alarms going off, the quick rise in water, and the extreme power of the hurricane.  It shows footage from inside a hotel l... [more]
August 29, 2010 at 12:26 PM
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Tale of Two Cities: New Orleans
From YouTube, produced by explore.org
When the Explore team visited New Orleans, more than a year had passed since Hurricane Katrina. Yet many of the low-lying areas of the city had still not recovered, and thousands of people were still waiting for signs of leadership and hope. "New Orl... [more]
May 20, 2010 at 01:27 PM
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I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Divine Intervention
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
When Angela Trahan and her family were trapped in their own kitchen by floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina, Brother Ronald Hingle, a member of their school community, braved the winds and rising waters to bring them to safety. (12:29)
August 29, 2010 at 12:33 PM
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Hurricane Katrina from the Beau Rivage Parking Deck
From YouTube, produced by George L Graham
This video was taken by a person inside the Beau Rivage Casino during the hurricane. Play close attention to the water and waves. It is a bit slow, but have the students listen to the sound of the wind and see how the tide advances. Great start of a ... [more]
August 29, 2010 at 12:23 PM
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