Eruption: St. Helens Explodes (1980)

Genres - Nature  |   Sub-Genres - Environmental Science, Natural Environments, Weather  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |  
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The May 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington is examined in segments covering the volcano's history, the evacuation of area residents, the ensuing mudslides and the possible effects on local economics and worldwide weather. Included are interviews with witnesses, coverage of President Carter's visit to the area and a eulogy to lodge proprietor Harry Truman.

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volcano, eruption, natural-disaster