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Mortician: Caitlin Doughty
Producer & Writer: Louise Hung (@LouiseHung1)
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This video was greatly informed by the book "Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles" by Jon Wilkman. Thank you Mr. Wilkman for your exhaustive research and insightful storytelling.
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Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles
Wilkman, Jon. Bloomsbury Press, 2016. New York.
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