When Weather Changed History
The forces of nature shape events in human history.
|"Drowning the Heartland" Two massive floods in the central United States force a change of course in the battle to control the Mississippi River. (Repeat)||WEATH|
|"Greentown" Demolished by an EF5 tornado in May 2007, the town of Greensburg, Kan., undergoes an environmentally friendly rebuilding process. (Repeat)||WEATH|
|"Deadly Heat" A weeklong heat wave kills 739 people in Chicago. (Repeat)||WEATH|
Storm Tracker Jim Cantore reveals the stories behind how weather has affected some amazing historical events. Events like the space shuttle Challenger disaster, dust storms that interfered with military operations and the origin of Coast Guard Rescue are examined.
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