Impact of Hurricane Katrina

Mr. Crowley moderated a panel on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast, recovery and reconstruction efforts, and lessons… read more

Mr. Crowley moderated a panel on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast, recovery and reconstruction efforts, and lessons learned since the disaster a year after the hurricane’s landfall. They also addressed the role of the Department of Homeland security, effectiveness of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and potential improvements in federal emergency responses to disasters. Co-authors Robert Block and Christopher Cooper also talked about their book Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security, published by Times Books. In the book they provided details on the federal government’s response to the greatest natural disaster in U.S. history. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
193955-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 26, 2006

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 2006 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2006 | 5:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2006 | 10:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2006 | 5:26am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 26, 2006 | 10:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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