Dan Rather

Dan Rather

Journalist Dan Rather, became famous after his reporting saved thousands of lives during Hurricane Carla in 1961. Rather created the first radar weather report by overlaying a transparent map over a radar image of Hurricane Carla. This then helped initiate the evacuation of 350,000 people.

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