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    Dan Rather, Former CBS Evening News anchor and at one time.... a local Houston reporter. Dan Rather became famous in September 1961 when He reported the arrival of Hurricane Carla from the Galvez Hotel and stood in the winds of the storm.

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    Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather took part in Galveston Island's 2012 Arbor Day festivities.

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Aftermath of Hurricane Carla, Galveston, Texas, 1961. I lived in Pasadena and Carla's winds and rains made it that far inland. I remember my parents putting masking tape on all the windows in our home.I remember the streets looked like this and we all played in it.

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Galveston, Texas has several famous old cemeteries. Remember 6,000 people died in the Great Hurricane of 1900.