Agnes [videorecording] : the flood of '72 / WSKG Public Telecommunications Council ; produced and written by Brian Frey.

Agnes [videorecording] : the flood of '72 / WSKG Public Telecommunications Council ; produced and written by Brian Frey.

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Binghamton, N.Y. : WSKG Public Telecommunications Council, c2012.
1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Frey, Brian.
Gorman, Bill.
WSKG TV (Television station : Binghamton, N.Y.)
WSKG Public Telecommunications Council.
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Agnes : the flood of '72
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At head of title: A WSKG Production
Flood of '72
Title from title frame.
Documentary on Hurricane Agnes, the flood of 1972. Includes archival photos and film footage.
Film is in memory of Thomas Buechner, Hobart Abby, and Jack Kuehnle.
Film premiered at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, June 21, 2012.
Funding provided by the Corning Incorporated Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.
Production coordinator, Tina Reinhard.
Narrated by Bill Gorman.
"On June 19th, 1972, the first hurricane of the season, Agnes, crossed over the Florida Panhandle and quickly headed back out to sea. With sustained winds of just over 75 miles per hour, Agnes was considered a low level threat by most weather experts. They were wrong. By June 22nd, the remnants of Agnes stalled over the northeastern United States, dumping up to 22 inches of rain in some areas, including the Elmira/Corning region of New York. The devastating flooding that followed would result in one of the worst natural disasters in the region's history and change the landscape of the region forever"--
Gift; WSKG Public Television and Radio; 2012; 1000122622; 1000122616
Commercially distributed.
Includes additional aerial footage (22 min.) : --
Route 17 into Owego --
Route 17 near Waverly --
Railroad tracks near Chemung --
Big Flats area --
Oil tanks at Big Flats --
Approaching Southside of Corning, Family Bargain Center in foreground --
Downtown Corning --
Northside of Corning --
Owego area --
Bridge on Route 17C --
Nichols area --
Railroad bridge near Nichols --
Going west on Route 17 toward Elmira --
Red Jacket Motel --
Southside of Elmira --
Downtown Elmira --
Home burning near Loblaws --
St. Joseph's Hospital area --
Elmira Southbank of Chemung --
Hickling Station near Big Flats --
Northside of Corning --
Corning Glass Works --
Crossing the Chemung [River] at Corning --
Corning: Northbank of the Chemung [River] --
Central Falls Plant-Corning Glass Works.