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    Wildfire Issues

    Conservation organization and firefighter union leaders testified on the threat and impact of wildfires. The hearing focused on budgetary concerns on preventing, managing, and fighting…

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    Senator Lindsey Graham on Flooding in South Carolina

    Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) came to the floor to discuss the recent flooding in South Carolina. Some parts of the Low Country got 18 inches of rain over a 24-hour period. He…

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    President Obama at the 34th National Firefighter Memorial Service

    President Obama spoke at the 34th annual National Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service at the National Fire Academy. Eighty-four fighters died on duty in 2014.

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    1906 Earthquake

    Gaye LeBaron talked about the 1906 earthquake that destroyed much of Santa Rosa, California. Commonly referred to as the San Francisco Earthquake, the 7.8 magnitude quake caused…

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    Book Discussion on Smokejumper

    Jason Ramos talked about his book, Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America’s Most Select Airborne Firefighters, about his life as a smokejumper and the changes in fighting wildfires…

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    Book Discussion on Shots on the Bridge

    Ronnie Greene talked about his book Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina, in which he examines the case of six unarmed citizens shot by police during the…

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    Book Discussion on The Storm of the Century

    Al Roker talked about his book, The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America’s Deadliest Natural Disaster, about the great Gulf hurricane…

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    Book Discussion on America's Great Storm

    Former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) talked about his book America’s Great Storm: Leading through Hurricane Katrina, in which he recalls his role in Mississippi’s recovery…

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    Open Phones on Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Telephone lines were open for calls on the 10th anniversary of the landing of Hurricane Katrina with lines reserved for residents of Louisiana, residents of Mississippi, and people…

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    Reporting on Hurricane Katrina

    Jim Amoss talked about the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of Hurricane Katrina and how the city has fared in the decade since the storm. He spoke via…

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    Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Later

    Marc Morial joined via video link from New Orleans and talked about his experiences as mayor of New Orleans and his reflections on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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    New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

    Karen Durham-Aguilera talked about the city of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and efforts to rebuild the area. She spoke via video link from New Orleans.

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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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    Open Phones on Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. A telephone line was reserved for individuals directly affected by the hurricane.

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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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    Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, Douglas Brinkley, and Shepard Smith talked about the recovery of the Gulf Coast ten years after Hurricane Katrina. They discussed federal, state…

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    Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. He discussed his city’s renewal and economic recovery…

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    Recovery Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Secretary Julián Castro and other Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials briefed reporters on recovery efforts in the ten years since Hurricane Katrina. Agency…

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    Book Discussion on The Mercy of the Sky

    Holly Bailey talked about her book The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado, in which she recalls a tornado that struck her hometown, Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013. The storm, the…

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    The Eruption of Mount St. Helens

    This 1981 U.S. Forest Service film documents the May 18th, 1980, earthquake at Mount St. Helens, in the Cascade Range of Washington state, which caused a volcanic eruption that killed…

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