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1974 Tornadoes Retrospective

Tom Wills, WAVE-TV meteorologist

April 3rd, 1974, saw a super outbreak of tornadoes never seen before or since. Among the more than 100 tornadoes confirmed that day were funnels that hit, Louisville and Brandenburg, Kentucky and Hanover, Indiana.

This respective story looks specifically at Hanover, which saw several fatalities and damage that destroyed all area public schools and impacted 31 of 32 buildings on the campus of Hanover College.

Historical images seen in this segment were provided by Hanover College library archives.

Program 220
The flying theatrics of ZFX - a local creative company, remembering artist Harlan Hubbard, and a retrospective of the 1974 super tornado outbreak. Belle of Louisville CEO Linda Harris is our guest. (#220)