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PBS NewsHour | Galveston: Home of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster | PBS

Duration: 03:58
Program: PBS NewsHour #10164
Broadcast Date: Sep. 28, 2011

On Sept. 8, 1900, an unnamed hurricane slammed into the unprotected barrier island of Galveston, Texas, killing between 6,000 and 8,000 people. More than 111 years later, the natural disaster stands as the worst in the history of the United States.

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Post Date: September 28, 2011