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Day-Of-The-Killer-Tornadoes

Documentary / Short (1978) 27 mins – Color

Presents the story of the day 147 deadly twisters swept through Ohio, Kentucky, and Alabama. The funnels devastated large portions of 11 states, killing 307 people in the US and 8 more in Canada. Includes extensive footage of the tornadoes actually striking Xenia, Cincinnati, and Louisville. Also shows how warning, advance preparation, and coordination in emergency operating centers have helped to save many lives.

Stars: John Burke, Bill Burn, Dick Burroughs

 

 

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Documentary, Short