New Orleans after Hurricane Betsy
A passenger on Air Force One made this aerial photograph showing floodwaters covering the New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward on September 10, 1965, one day after Hurricane Betsy made landfall. The Mississippi River can be seen in the top left corner of the photograph. President Lyndon Johnson arrived in the city within hours of the storm's passing.
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