Preparing for the Next Katrina

Jack McGuire, who took over the Red Cross in December after the resignation of his predecessor, talked about disaster preparations,… read more

Jack McGuire, who took over the Red Cross in December after the resignation of his predecessor, talked about disaster preparations, including the Red Cross’s consideration of a campaign to raise money to improve its disaster response infrastructure. Mr. McGuire said that a lack of technology, including laptops to handle requests, hindered the charity’s response to Hurricane Katrina. Following his remarks, he responded to questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Preparing for the Next Katrina

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Program ID:
190882-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 27, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 30, 2006

Airing Details

  • Jan 27, 2006 | 4:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 27, 2006 | 9:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 2006 | 1:16pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 27, 2006 | 4:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2006 | 7:42pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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