Paratus 14:50

Watch Documentary 'Paratus 14:50'

Streaming for this program is restricted to KCET's Greater Los Angeles service area.

"Paratus 14:50" will be streaming online for one week from August 29 to September 5.

This documentary explores the never-before-told story of the United States Coast Guard's swift and lifesaving response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

"Paratus 14:50" focuses on Coast Guard air rescues carried out by Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans and Coast Guard Aviation Training Center, Mobile across southern Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi in the first two weeks of the response. These men and women helped rescue more than 33,500 people from the impacted areas -- the greatest single rescue operation in our nation's history.

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