40th Anniversary of the Exploding Whale

It may be the most iconic piece of video in the KATU archives-- the exploding whale!  On November 12, 1970, ODOT crews placed dynamite in and around a dead sperm whale that washed up on the beach at Florence.  What happened next is the stuff of legend.  Former KATU cameraman Doug Brazil joined us to relive the moment he shot that will live on forever, at least online.


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