David Welky

University of Central Arkansas

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Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Arkansas and author of The Thousand-Year Flood: The Ohio-Mississippi Disaster of 1937

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Since the great flood of 1927 killed hundreds of people, the Army Corps of Engineers has built 2000 miles of levees to tame the Mississippi.

Can Man Control the Mighty Mississippi River?

Since the great flood of 1927 killed hundreds of people, the Army Corps of Engineers has built 2000 miles of levees to tame the Mississippi.

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The Mississippi watershed is the world's third largest after the Amazon and the Congo.

Has Flood Control Led to a False Sense of Security?

The Mississippi watershed is the world's third largest after the Amazon and the Congo.

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