University of Iowa President Sally Mason discusses the 2008 flood

Dublin Core

Title

University of Iowa President Sally Mason discusses the 2008 flood

Subject

Flood Project
Iowa City Flood
Social History; United States History

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

Publisher

History Corps, History Dept., University of Iowa

Date

2013-03-06 00:00

Rights

Copyright ? 2013 The University of Iowa

Format

audio/mpeg

Language

eng

Type

Sound

Identifier

http://flashmedia.uiowa.edu/clas/history/historycorps/IC_FloodProject/2013-5/Mason/Audio/IC_FP_2013_Mason2.mp3

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Eric Zimmer

Interviewee

Sally Mason

Location

University of Iowa

Duration

00:45:39

Files

Citation

“University of Iowa President Sally Mason discusses the 2008 flood,” History Corps, accessed April 24, 2018, http://dsph-dev.provost.uiowa.edu/historycorps_sandbox/items/show/141.