Deadline in Disaster

DVD - 2012
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Deadline in Disaster
Joplin, Missouri changed forever on May 22, 2011. An EF-5 tornado ripped apart the Southwest Missouri town.... The Joplin Globe turned its reporting coverage to the horror of the day that would define its community as one of stregth and resolve in the weeks that followed. ...Reporters examine their role as community watchdog and residents see their newspaper as a vital source for local news and moving forward.

Published: [Columbia, Mo.] : Missouri Press Association, in collaboration with Orr Street Productions, c2012.
Edition: Widescreen.
Branch Call Number: DVD 070.172 DEA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (59 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternate Title: Joplin Globe.


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Shown in May 2012.

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Jun 12, 2012
  • EagleMoon rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent documentary. More about the how the paper responded to the disaster than the disaster itself, but definitely a must see. Pay attention to the first few quotes on the screen. While they were meant to uplift, in retrospect they are ominous.


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