Nightly News   |  December 27, 2013

Never-before-seen pics of Mount St. Helens surface

Film taken by a newspaper photographer who died in the Mount St. Helens eruption has been discovered by an archivist 33 years after the blast. NBC’s Natalie Morales reports.

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>>> an amazing discovery more than 33 years since the eruption of mt. st. helen. an undeveloped roll of film containing aerial photos from days before the eruption taken by a photographer from the paper in an airplane. a week later the photographer, reed blackburn, was killed while covering the eruption. his film was never developed