Residents living along the Atlantic coast in March, 1962 will never forget the great “Ash Wednesday” storm. This powerful winter nor’easter pounded Delaware’s shoreline for 3 days and 5 successive high tides, destroying homes and businesses, flooding communities, and taking lives. Using archival photos, home movies, and interviews of those who survived this program relives Delaware’s greatest 20 th century disaster and the weather events that spawned it, and reflects on the possibility of a similar storm occurring along Delaware’s coast today.
Written, Directed and Edited by: Michael Oates
Produced and Funded by: 302 Stories, INC.
Narrated by: Don Wescott
Music by: Philip Glass
Total time: 55 minutes