Rebuilding New Orleans

Mr. Barron moderated a discussion on the topic, “Surviving with Grace: A Discussion on Rebuilding New Orleans.” The… read more

Mr. Barron moderated a discussion on the topic, “Surviving with Grace: A Discussion on Rebuilding New Orleans.” The panelists examined the challenges and possibilities of rebuilding New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. They also talked about their books on the topic. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions.

Thomas Campanella is the author of The Resilient City: How Modern Cities Recover from Disaster, published by Oxford University Press. Craig Colten is the author of An Unnatural Metropolis: Wresting New Orleans from Nature, published by Louisiana State University Press. Emily Talen is the author of New Urbanism and American Planning: The Conflict of Cultures, published by Routledge.

The event was held in the Bourbon Orleans Hotel ballroom. close

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  • Colten, Craig E. Professor Louisiana State University->Department of Geography and Anthropology
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Rebuilding New Orleans

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192102-3
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
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Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 2006
Last Aired:
May 21, 2006

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  • May 13, 2006 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 21, 2006 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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