Chenega is Gone

About This Item

KPIX-TV documentary from c1964 about Chenega, a village on the island of Chenega in Prince William Sound, Alaska, which was destroyed by a tsunami caused by the Good Friday Earthquake on March 27th 1964. Features scenes of survivors describing what happened to them when the tsunami hit, of them returning to the site of the old village with Pete Ashen (Red Cross - Golden Gate Chapter, San Francisco) and Francis Stevens (Bureau of Indian Affairs) and views of where a new village was to be rebuilt at Tatitlek. This is a film by Ray Hubbard, R.E. Pusey, Jr. and Dick Williams.

Type of material
documentary film
Duration
53:45
16mm b&w optical sound film
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Date aired
c1964
Originally aired on
KPIX-TV
Identifier
KPIX 146810
Views
17259

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