Housing in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
James Bennet moderated a discussion on New Orleans housing and neighborhood development.25 views
“A City Changing: Housing, Neighborhoods and Tradition” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10 Years Later,” held by The Atlantic at the Sheraton New Orleans with the cooperation of the Urban Institute.
Book Discussion on Katrina
Gary Rivlin talked about his book Katrina: After the Flood, in which he discusses the efforts to rebuild New Orleans in the 10 years after Hurricane Katrina.61 views
Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
Former and current officials, New Orleans residents, faith leaders, and advocates spoke at an event commemorating the tenth anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katrina and the region’s recovery following the storm. Soledad O’Brien was the master of ceremonies. The event included the national anthem, other musical performances, videos, and prayers.175 views
“Katrina 10 Commemoration: The Power of Community” was a commemoration presented by The Rockefeller Foundation and The City of New Orleans in the Smoothie King Center.
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New Orleans Resident Sue Sperry Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
A clip was aired from an August 2006 C-SPAN documentary on recovery from Hurricane Katrina in which Sue Sperry talked about the recovery effort at that time, focusing on the markings on vacant and destroyed houses indicating the status of a search for the inhabitants. Then Sue Sperry talked by telephone from New Orleans about her experiences, the difficulties still facing residents, the pace of recovery, and how New Orleans had changed. Her home was uninhabitable after storm. Photographs of the house after flood and today were shown as she talked about the experience of rebuilding.20 views
President George W. Bush Remarks on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush returned to Warren Easton Charter School in New Orleans, Louisiana, to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. President Bush visited the school on the first anniversary of the hurricane.726 views
President Obama Visits New Orleans Neighborhoods
President Obama meets with New Orleans residents and hears about their experiences in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast.71 views
Jesmyn Ward on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
Jesmyn Ward talked about her books Salvage the Bones and Men We Reaped. She was interviewed by Eve Troeh.11 views
“A Sense of Place” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10 Years Later,” held by The Atlantic at the Sheraton New Orleans with the cooperation of the Urban Institute.
Closing Town Hall on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina
Gwen Ifill moderated the day’s closing town hall which included a panel discussion and questions from the audience.28 views
“Town Hall: What Does New Orleans Now Know?” was the closing panel of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10 Years Later,” held by The Atlantic at the Sheraton New Orleans with the cooperation of the Urban Institute.
President Obama on Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
To mark the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, President Obama delivered remarks at the Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center in New Orleans. He talked about the region’s recovery and rebuilding process, praising the people of New Orleans for their spirit, but noting several issues and areas still in need of attention and improvement.1,042 views