American Experience

Flood Film Clips

Clip: Season 13 | 2m 39s

Footage from the 1927 flood. Clips include shots of workers along the Mississippi River enforcing the levees with sandbags, Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover surveying the damage, and aerial views of the flooding.

Aired: 04/15/01

Rating: NR

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