Archives: Hurricanes

Washed Away: The Great Flood of 1913

One hundred years ago, the nation suffered its most widespread flood ever–1000 people were killed, and hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed throughout fourteen states. In this hour, All Sides will take a look at the 1913 disaster, the origins of our modern flood-control systems, and explore what’s changed, and what hasn’t.

Washed Away: The Great Flood of 1913

One hundred years ago this week, the nation suffered its most widespread flood ever–1000 people were killed, and hundreds of thousands of homes were destroyed throughout fourteen states. In this hour, All Sides will take a look at the 1913 disaster, the origins of our modern flood-control systems, explore what’s changed, and what hasn’t.

Environmental Disaster Update

The U.S. Coast Guard’s response to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and severe weather season with Ben Gelber