Living on the Edge: Lessons from the Great Flood

Living on the edge: Lessons from the Great Flood

Volume
22
/ Issue
47

Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson
Xpress talks with Henderson County filmmaker David Weintraub about his documentary, "Come Hell or High Water," that explores the century-old catastrophe. Weintraub reflects on the film, the flood’s impact on the region and the lessons to be learned.

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    -by Edwin Arnaudin
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    -by Max Hunt
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    -by Virginia Daffron
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  • Remembering the Great Flood of 1916

    -by Max Hunt
    With the Great Flood’s centennial approaching, filmmaker David Weintraub has produced a documentary, Come Hell or High Water, exploring the catastrophe through descendants’ memories, historical photos and contemporary accounts. Xpress…

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