National Geographic Documentaries Witness: Disaster In Japan

National Geographic Documentaries Witness: Disaster In Japan

The world watched in horror on March 11, 2011 as the fourth largest earthquake ever recorded crippled Japan and triggered a massive tsunami that swallowed entire communities, leaving an unprecedented catastrophe in its wake. All the while, amateur videographers, news crews, tourists and countless others were recording the sights and sounds of the unfolding chaos. Witness: Disaster in Japan is a powerful firsthand look at the tragedy, entirely through the eyes of those who experienced it.

  • 2011
  • 00:44:28
  • 15-17
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Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011 [LCSH] Earthquakes -- Japan [LCSH] Tsunamis -- Japan [LCSH] Tsunami damage -- Japan [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Environmental sciences [LCSH] Earth sciences [LCSH]
Greg Jacobs (Producer), Jon Siskel (Producer), Stacy Wolff (Writer), Sarah Pagura (Writer), Campbell Scott (Narrator)
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