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Natural disasters : 24 intense films

Author: Topics Entertainment (Firm); United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Publisher: Renton, Wash. : Topics Entertainment, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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"Selected by specialists at the Archives, Natural Disasters chronicles some of the world's most devastating earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, forest fires and volcanoes. Also recounted are the heroic efforts of relief workers to return cities to normal and the attempts of local governments to better prepare for future events."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Documentary films
History
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Topics Entertainment (Firm); United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
ISBN: 9781600773921 1600773923
OCLC Number: 231696351
Notes: Collective title from container.
Description: 6 videodiscs (8 1/2 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1.
Contents: Vol. 1. Earthquakes: Earthquake! (1972); Earthquake below (1975); Loma Prieta earthquake (1989); Peru: quake and recovery (1971) --
Vol. 2. Tornadoes. Day of the killer tornadoes (1978); Terrible Tuesday (1984); Tornado below (1975); Twister (1973) --
Vol. 3. Hurricanes. A hurricane called Betsy (1966); A lady called Camille (1971); Hurricane Frederic ... picking up the pieces (1978); Welcome to Corning, New York: Tropical Storm Agnes flood (1972) --
Vol. 4. Forest Fires. Countdown to calamity (1971); Design for disaster (1962); Fire at Malibu (1958); Up in flames (1984) --
Vol. 5. Volcanoes. Eruption of Mt. St. Helens (1980 and 1981); Kilauea volcano eruption (1958); This place in time: the Mt. St. Helens story (1984); Earth Resources Technology Satellite (1973) --
Vol. 6. History of disaster. Shock troops of disaster (1939); The face of disaster (1965); The plow that broke the plains (1936); They were there: the role of the army in disaster relief (1960).
Responsibility: from the National Archives.

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"Selected by specialists at the Archives, Natural Disasters chronicles some of the world's most devastating earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, forest fires and volcanoes. Also recounted are the heroic efforts of relief workers to return cities to normal and the attempts of local governments to better prepare for future events."--Container.

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