News: The 1913 Flood

by Stacy McKeigue
(stacy.mckeigue@valpo.edu)

On November 8, the Indiana Historical Society presented a special airing of documentary-maker Gary Harrison’s film, “When Every River Turned Against Us: Lessons From the Great 1913 Flood.” Gary and Manuela Johnson, a member of the Indiana Silver Jackets flood risk management team, spoke to reporters Brendan Johnson and Stacy McKeigue via phone, and gave their thoughts on the flood and what roles it plays in Indiana’s history, as well as Hoosiers’ preparedness for any possible repeat events in the future.

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