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    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. “A Sense of Place” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans:…

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    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.  “Town Hall: What Does New Orleans Now Know?” was…

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    Baquet Family on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Three brothers, Wayne, Dean, and Terry Baquet, told their stories of Hurricane Katrina. “Story of a Family: The Baquets” was part of the day-long event, “New Orleans: 10…

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    Young Black Male Experience in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Jarvis DeBerry moderated a discussion about the experience of young, African-American males in New Orleans.  “Young, Black and Male in New Orleans” was part of the day-long…

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    National Resilience Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Steve Clemons moderated a panel discussion about national resilience. Topics included the different meanings which had been given to the word “resilient.” “Resilient…

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    Living with Water Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Architect David Waggonner talked about ways cities like New Orleans could manage living with surrounding water. He was interviewed by Jeffrey Goldberg. “Living With Water:…

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    Designing Better Infrastructure Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Steve Clemons moderated a panel discussion on designing better infrastructure systems. “Living With Risk: Designing a Better System” was part of the day-long event, “New…

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    Building Resilient Cities Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Eve Troeh moderated a panel discussion on how to build resilient cities to withstand storms like Katrina and Sandy. A video clip was shown from a Land of Opportunity production. …

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    Judith Rodin on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Judith Rodin made keynote remarks at a symposium to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. She spoke about how the disaster of Katrina was a wake-up call for foundations as…

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    Education in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion about the state of public education in New Orleans.  “Chartered and Uncharted: Navigating Education for the Next Generation” was part…

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    Housing in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    James Bennet moderated a discussion on New Orleans housing and neighborhood development.  “A City Changing: Housing, Neighborhoods and Tradition” was part of the day-long…

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    FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate talked with Steve Clemons about the lessons of Hurricane Katrina and the status of disaster preparedness today.…

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    New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    To mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina policy experts, environmentalists, economists, artists, and community leaders explored challenges facing the broader Gulf ecosystem,…

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    Mayor Mitch Landrieu on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) talked about where recovery efforts stand ten years after Hurricane Katrina. “The Crescent City Now” was part of the day-long event,…

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    Authors, Poets, and Residents on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Authors, poets, and other New Orleans residents who lived through Hurricane Katrina and recovery of the past 10 years talked about their experiences. The event was opened by National…

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    Secretary Jack Lew on Business Tax Reform

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about federal corporate taxes, loopholes that allow some business to avoid paying the full rate, and potential reforms to the tax code. Following his…

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    Politics of Tax Reform

    Tax policy scholars talked about tax code, reforms needed, and the political challenges lawmakers face in changing tax policy. They focused on tax reform during the Reagan administration…

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    Affordable Care Act Health Care Exchanges

    State officials and health policy experts talked about lessons learned from the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov web site and enrollment process. They…

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    Federal Income Tax

    Panelists talked about the history of the federal income tax, which was enabled by the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment one hundred years previously. They also discussed…

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    Deficit and Debt Reduction

    Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the…

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