Tuesday, May 11, 2010

In September of 1938, people in New England found themselves, virtually without warning, in the midst of the most devastating storm ever recorded in North America. The Hurricane of '38: American Experience, airs 17 May 2010 from 9 to 10 p.m. on PBS. (Leslie Jones / AP/Boston Public Library A damaged ferry boat sits in shallow water in Providence, R.I., following the deadly hurricane of 1938 that hit the Northeas)