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Oral History on BackStory – Voices from the 1927 Mississippi River Flood

Oral history plays a starring role in the latest episode of BackStory – a public radio program that explores major ideas, themes, and features of American life through three centuries of history.

The episode looks to the history of the Mississippi River, and includes a segment on the Great Flood of 1927 – told from the perspective of some of those who survived it. Experience it HERE, on the BackStory radio webpage.