Flood tides: The gall of the wild

Budiansky, Stephen
July 1993
U.S. News & World Report;7/19/93, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the recent flooding of the Mississippi River. Comparison to flooding in 1890; How flood remains a reliable spectacle to onlookers; Media portrayal of Army Corps of Engineers as heroic soldiers; Forgetfulness about nature's potential for destruction.


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