Risky Waters: Indiana's Flood History and Future

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When and Where:
Friday, November 8, 2013 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
at Indiana History Center

Frank and Katrina Basile Theater, 450 W. Ohio, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Steve Bray, Jan Crider


Event Description:

2013 is the 100th anniversary of Indiana’s Great Flood. See the premier of WFYI's documentary When Every River Turned Against Us: Lessons from the Great 1913 Flood, enjoy the exhibit 1913: A City Under Water, explore the past and future flood implications, and learn how to mitigate the impact of such disasters.

Steve Bray, news director and chief meteorologist at WISH-TV, will moderate a debate on flood and emergency response preparedness in Indiana following the film premier. Panelists include 1913 flood historians, local government leaders and federal response coordinators from FEMA and the U.S. Geological Survey.

5:30 PM Reception – during this time, You Are There: 1913 Flood exhibit is open
6:30 PM Film premier
7:00 PM Panel discussion followed by Q&A

Presented by IUPUI, The Polis Center; Bohlsen Group; Indiana Historical Society; Indiana Silver Jackets; and WFYI. 317-441-7151 or ledaniel@iupui.edu.

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