Season 5, Episode 4 The Johnstown Flood
First Aired: November 4, 1992
An expanded version of Charles Guggenheim's 1989 Oscar-winning documentary on "The Johnstown Flood" of May 31, 1889, which devastated the Pennsylvania town and claimed 2200 lives. Narrator: Len Cariou.
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- Premiered: October 4, 1988
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)