Hurricane Recovery Area Tour

A group of House Armed Services Committee members spent the day touring New Orleans and the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf coast areas to… read more

A group of House Armed Services Committee members spent the day touring New Orleans and the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf coast areas to look at some of the damage left by Hurricane Katrina and to assess the U.S. military’s role in the recovery efforts in the region that were conducted in the days after the storm, and are still being conducted. It was noted that some 300,000 homes were damaged or destroyed. The group was led by Kansas Republican Jim Ryun. A C-SPAN video journalist traveled with the congressional delegation.

In addition to Governor Blanco, the group received information from Air Force, Corps of Engineers, Coast Guard, Louisiana National Guard and other personnel. Admiral Allen is head of federal recovery efforts in New Orleans. close

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Hurricane Recovery Area Tour

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Program ID:
189779-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Tour
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Nov 4, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 7, 2005

Airing Details

  • Nov 04, 2005 | 4:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2005 | 4:12pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 05, 2005 | 12:40pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 06, 2005 | 3:13pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 07, 2005 | 4:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
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