Response to Hurricane Katrina

Black leaders spoke to reporters about the urgency to stabilize, repair, and rebuild areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. They… read more

Black leaders spoke to reporters about the urgency to stabilize, repair, and rebuild areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. They criticized the media’s change of focus to looting and vandalism rather than the desperation of the people. They also called for American businesses and citizens to help their fellow citizens saying, “The people are not refugees, they are American citizens.” They then answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Response to Hurricane Katrina

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Program ID:
188659-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 2, 2005
Last Aired:
Sep 3, 2005

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  • Sep 02, 2005 | 10:34am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 02, 2005 | 6:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 02, 2005 | 8:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2005 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2005 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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