Washing Away: After the Storms


Subjects: History, Personal Development, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9-12
Source: PBS

Follows six survivors of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to reveal successes and setbacks as the Louisiana coastline and culture give way to the gulf and face disastrous new threats.

 

30-minute runtime; one-year copyright clearance.

Aug 12  Check local listings


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