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3. The St. Francis Dam Disaster

March 22, 2021

The month of March marks a grim anniversary for Southern California. On March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam collapsed, starting a flood that swept away many, many lives. This disaster was a pivotal moment in U.S. history, in that it forced policymakers to consider their role in ensuring public safety through adequate oversight. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.