Video Interview

Published on May 14, 2013

WLVT/PBS 39 Tempo! magazine host Amy Burkett features reporter Jeff Chirico interviewing author Mary A. Shafer and local officials and flood survivors about the record-setting flood of 1955 caused by Hurricanes Connie and Diane in this 50th anniversary look at the weather disaster event.

Author Info

When I was born in June of 1961, not only was my sun sign in Gemini, so was the moon and Gemini’s ruling planet, Mercury. None of my homies were into astrology at the time, so I didn’t realize I was doomed. Blissfully ignorant, I turned my innate attention deficit disorder and penchant for taking mechanical objects apart into a varied and interesting career path with more twists than the Burma Road.

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