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Storm That Drowned a City

Season 32 Episode 18 | 52m 31s

In less than 12 hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Louisiana coast, leading to more than a thousand deaths and transforming a city of over one million into an uninhabitable swamp. NOVA investigates the science of Hurricane Katrina, combining a penetrating analysis of what went wrong with a dramatic, minute-by-minute unfolding of events told through eyewitness testimony.

Aired: 11/21/05

Expired: 12/15/15

Rating: TV-PG

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