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The Tornado Storm of 1974

Monday, July 16, 2007

In 1974, an outbreak of 148 tornadoes killed more than 300 people and caused damage throughout 13 states. Journalist Mark Levine investigated the tornadoes' effect on the rural county of Limestone, Alabama, which suffered huge damages. Levine is author of F5: Devastation, Survival, and the Most Violent Tornado Outbreak of the 20th Century.

F5 is available for purchase at amazon.com


Event: Mark Levine will be reading and signing books
Monday, July 16 at 7 pm
The Half King
505 West 23rd Street, at 10th Avenue

Weigh in: Have you ever been caught in a tornado? If so, what's your most vivid memory of the experience?

Guests:

Mark Levine
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