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Ep 2: The Great Houston Flood of 1935

“Hurricane Season” is an eight-episode podcast that explores how major storms going back to 1900 greatly impacted Greater Houston people and policies

  • Flooded Heights Blvd, December 8, 1935
Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
    Flooded Heights Blvd, December 8, 1935 Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
  • Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
    Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
  • Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
    Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
  • Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
    Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
  • Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park
    Courtesy of The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park

As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation's worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people.

On this episode of “Hurricane Season,” host Andrew Schneider examines the storm that prompted the creation of the Harris County Flood Control District, the Great Houston Flood of 1935.

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Andrew Schneider

Andrew Schneider

Politics and Government Reporter

Andrew heads Houston Public Media's coverage of national, state, and local elections. He also reports on major policy issues before the Texas Legislature and county and city governments across Greater Houston. Before taking up his current post, Andrew spent five years as Houston Public Media's business reporter, covering the oil...

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