Title

University of Iowa President Sally Mason discusses the 2008 flood

Project

Flood Project

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Document Type

Oral History

Duration

00:45:39

Publication Date

3-6-2013

Location

University of Iowa

Description

University of Iowa President Sally Mason calls the 2008 flood the defining event of her presidency. As conditions grew continually worse from the previous February up through the flood, University and community experts held meetings in preparation for the disaster. President Mason’s describes her presence in those preparations, as well as her roles as a leader, organizer, sandbag volunteer, and media contact that June. Listen to her fascinating discussion of the institutional planning that preceded the flood, as well as the University and the State’s responses and the ongoing recovery efforts since.

Interviewer Eric Zimmer

Keywords

Iowa City Flood

Comments

Flood Project

Rights

Copyright © 2013 The University of Iowa

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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/historycorps/12