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The Great Invisible: Documentary Tells the Stories of Those Affected By Deepwater Horizon Accident

Michael Hagerty talks with filmmaker Margaret Brown.

With the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon accident, a new documentary shows the effect of the disaster on those who survived it, the families of those who didn’t and the people who live along the Gulf Coast.

The Great Invisible airs on Houston Public Media, TV 8, Tuesday, April 21, at 10 p.m. Michael Hagerty talked with its director, Margaret Brown, who grew up along the Alabama coast. She said her interest in making a film about the disaster began when her dad sent her some pictures of the devastation.

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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