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The Resource Hurricane Katrina : Storm that drowned a city, written, produced, and directed by Caroline Penry-Davey, Peter Chinn ; a Pioneer production for Nova in association with WGBH/Boston, Five, Spiegel TV and Arte ; executive producer for Pioneer Productions, Mike Beckham, (DVD)

Hurricane Katrina : Storm that drowned a city, written, produced, and directed by Caroline Penry-Davey, Peter Chinn ; a Pioneer production for Nova in association with WGBH/Boston, Five, Spiegel TV and Arte ; executive producer for Pioneer Productions, Mike Beckham, (DVD)

Label
Hurricane Katrina : Storm that drowned a city
Title
Hurricane Katrina
Title remainder
Storm that drowned a city
Statement of responsibility
written, produced, and directed by Caroline Penry-Davey, Peter Chinn ; a Pioneer production for Nova in association with WGBH/Boston, Five, Spiegel TV and Arte ; executive producer for Pioneer Productions, Mike Beckham
Title variation
Hurricane Katrina
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Featuring eyewitness testimony, Nova takes an in-depth look at what made Hurricane Katrina so deadly and analyzes how, despite technically sophisticated flood and storm defenses, this event has resulted in unprecedented destruction for the Gulf Coast. 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. "Storm That Drowned a City" is NOVA's definitive investigation into 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. What made this storm so deadly? Will powerful hurricanes like Katrina strike more often? How accurately did scientists predict its impact, and why did the levees protecting New Orleans fail?
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Narrator, Neil Ross ; editors, Huw Jenkins, Francis Robertson, Elliot McCaffrey ; camera, Robert Bock ... [et al.] ; music, Guy Dagul
Dewey number
363.34/92
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired ; described video for the visually impaired
LC call number
QC944
LC item number
.H87753364 2006
Runtime
56
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Hurricane Katrina : Storm that drowned a city, written, produced, and directed by Caroline Penry-Davey, Peter Chinn ; a Pioneer production for Nova in association with WGBH/Boston, Five, Spiegel TV and Arte ; executive producer for Pioneer Productions, Mike Beckham, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on Nova in 2005
  • Documentary
  • Special features: Printable PDF material for educators, access to the NOVA website (requires DVD-ROM capability)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a331042
  • ocm62364624
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593755423
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421406391
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hurricane Katrina : Storm that drowned a city, written, produced, and directed by Caroline Penry-Davey, Peter Chinn ; a Pioneer production for Nova in association with WGBH/Boston, Five, Spiegel TV and Arte ; executive producer for Pioneer Productions, Mike Beckham, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on Nova in 2005
  • Documentary
  • Special features: Printable PDF material for educators, access to the NOVA website (requires DVD-ROM capability)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
  • a331042
  • ocm62364624
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593755423
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421406391
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40639
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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