It was the greatest disaster ever recorded along the Connecticut River, making 430,000 people homeless and leaving over $500 million worth of damage in its path. (In today’s dollars, the cost would have been over 6.5 billion!)
gathered a wealth of never-before-seen footage to create this priceless
Watch extra video not in the program!
• Download the song "Big River Blues" by Brooks Williams, heard in the closing credits (MP3 format).
If you'd like to learn more about the biology, geology and history of the Connecticut River, Prof. Klekowski will be offering an online course through UMass Amherst.
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