What Went Wrong: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Special Section of the Miami Herald, December 20, 1992
On August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall at Miami as a Category 5 storm. The affects were devastating.

In December 20, 1992, the Miami Herald published a 16-page special report that examined weather records, building inspection reports, and damaged buildings.

Their reporting showed how "lax zoning, inspection and building codes had contributed to the destruction". They won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for this reporting.

This is a complete set of scans of all 16 pages of the special report as it appeared that day, along with closeups on all images, charts, and illustrations, It also includes most of the text for most of the articles in the series.

All of this material is Copyright 1992 Miami Herald.
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