The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, the worst in U.S. history, drowned more than a million acres of land, killed several hundred people—while displacing hundreds of thousands more—and launched an unprecedented northward migration of African-Americans. But, says director Lear deBessonet, "no one has heard of it. It's not on the radar at all—in the most haunting way. It's like imagining in 80 years that no one... More >>>