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The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 15
- 1980-05-18 (Creation)
3/4 in.; videotape; positive; color: 0:32:44
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Description provided by broadcaster: “Open: Special report. Essex Porter reports. Interview with Bob Christenson, USGS (U.S. Geological Survey). Jim Unterwagner, U.S. Forests Service, talks of blow-down area. Wide shot - aerials of mountain. Toutle River, wall of water, homes destroyed. People on foot. River high. Helicopters, train.
Bill Van Amburg reports on air rescue efforts. People with dog had been on Green River. Third wall of water, moving down trees, scene of home down-river.
Camp Baker. Tim Storrs, first flash flood, wall of logs. Railroad bridge out. Flowing logs.
Yakima - Cascade Middle School as emergency center and Red Cross. Judy Varner - left her husband.
Yakima ash, dark streets, airport. Bud Graves, National Weather Service. Describes weather problems.
More pictures of mountain.
Paul Hanson on flash flood warnings. Pictures of river and spectators. Ed Sonters family, eyewitness David Klein. Muddied area. Interview with man from Cmp Baker. Truck covered with ash.
Men burned, taken to Emmanuel Hospital to burn center.
Weather and Mt. St. Helens. Missing geologists.
Harry Truman, Mt. St. Helens.”
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