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The Weidman Collection - Hurricane Alicia (1983)
Larry Weidman
Sound  |
1983  |
| English
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    A-News, 8/16/83: KPRC's Dan O'Rourke reports from Galveston on hurricane preparations
    11th Hour, 8/16/83: NBC News' Larry Weidman on preparations in Corpus Christi and Galveston
    A-News, 8/17/83: Dan O'Rourke gives an update on weather conditions in Galveston as the storm makes its approach
    11th Hour, 8/17/83: Dan O'Rourke checks in with evacuees amid the state of emergency
    KPRC Big 2 News at 10pm, 8/17/83: Meteorologist Doug Johnson forecasts where and when the storm will make landfall. Anchor Ron Stone reviews evacuation efforts. Reporter Rosa Linda Perez talks about many Galveston residents' reluctance to leave.
    NBC News at Sunrise, 8/18/83: Anchor Connie Chung talks with Dan O'Rourke in Galveston about conditions in the city after Alicia made landfall
    A-News, 8/18/83: KPRC's Paula Zahn reports from Houston on the damage in Galveston and Houston
    A-News, 8/18/83: KPRC's Larry Audas reports from Baytown
    A-News, 8/19/83: Paula Zahn reports on the return of Galveston residents and the presence of National Guard troops
     A-News, 8/22/83: KPRC's Susan Starnes reports from Houston on Galveston's attempts to pick up the pieces
    A-News, 8/22/83: Dan O'Rourke talks with Galveston residents who lost their homes and businesses
    A-News, 8/23/83: Larry Weidman reports from Houston on a flooded neighborhood in Baytown and applying for federal assistance in Galveston
    The Today Show, 8/24/83: Larry Weidman reports from Houston on the scene in Galveston and Baytown
    NBC Overnight, 8/17/83: Anchor Linda Ellerbee talks with Dan O'Rourke about the storm as it moves towards shore. O'Rourke then throws to KPRC coverage from Big 2 News' 10pm broadcast. Following the segment, Ellerbee asks O'Rourke about the Galveston Seawall and why residents might choose not to evacuate.