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    Weather Forecasting

    Leaders from a number of private weather forecasting and modeling firms testified at a hearing on the future of their industry and its impact on and potential contributions to the public…

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    Hurricane Preparedness

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a briefing at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Response Coordination Center on preparedness for the hurricane season that would officially…

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    2016 Hurricane Season Outlook

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) briefed reporters on the 2016 hurricane season outlook. They predicted the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June through…

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    Weather Satellites

    Officials from the Government Accountability Office and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration testified at a hearing on weather satellite programs and policies for using…

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    Book Discussion on The Wind in the Reeds

    Wendell Pierce talked about his book, The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, a Play, and the City that Would Not Be Broken. “The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, a Play, and the City that Would Not Be…

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    Book Discussion on Oil and Water

    Professors Andrea Miller and Shearon Roberts talked about their book Oil and Water, in which they examine the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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    A Hurricane Called Betsy

    On September 9, 1965, Hurricane Betsy made landfall at Grand Isle, Louisiana, near New Orleans with winds of 130 to 140 miles per hour. This Defense Department film documents the estimated $1.4…

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    Book Discussion on America's Great Storm

    Former Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS) talked about his book America’s Great Storm: Leading through Hurricane Katrina, in which he recalls his role in Mississippi’s recovery following…

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    Book Discussion on Shots on the Bridge

    Ronnie Greene talked about his book Shots on the Bridge: Police Violence and Cover-Up in the Wake of Katrina, in which he examines the case of six unarmed citizens shot by police during the…

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    Book Discussion on The Storm of the Century

    Al Roker talked about his book, The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America’s Deadliest Natural Disaster, about the great Gulf hurricane of…

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    Education in New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion about the state of public education in New Orleans. “Chartered and Uncharted: Navigating Education for the Next Generation” was part of the day-long event,…

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    Former President George W. Bush Remarks on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush traveled to New Orleans and Warren Easton Charter High School to mark the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. They made remarks…

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    Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Former and current officials, New Orleans residents, faith leaders, and advocates spoke at an event commemorating the tenth anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katrina and the region’s recovery…

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    President Obama on Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    To mark the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, President Obama delivered remarks at the Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center in New Orleans. He talked about the region’s recovery and…

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    Ceremony Honoring Hurricane Katrina First Responders

    Former President George W. Bush spoke at an event in Gulfport, Mississippi to mark the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and thank first responders for their efforts during and after…

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    New Orleans Resident Sue Sperry Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    A clip was aired from an August 2006 C-SPAN documentary on recovery from Hurricane Katrina in which Sue Sperry talked about the recovery effort at that time, focusing on the markings on…

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    FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate talked with Steve Clemons about the lessons of Hurricane Katrina and the status of disaster preparedness today. “Disaster Preparedness…

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    Authors, Poets, and Residents on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Authors, poets, and other New Orleans residents who lived through Hurricane Katrina and recovery of the past 10 years talked about their experiences. The event was opened by National Student Madeleine LeCesne reading…

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    Open Phones on Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Telephone lines were open for calls on the 10th anniversary of the landing of Hurricane Katrina with lines reserved for residents of Louisiana, residents of Mississippi, and people…

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    New Orleans Resident Doreen Keeler-Tollerson Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    A clip was aired from a December 6, 2005, House committee hearing in which Doreen Keeler had testified about her experiences being evacuated during Hurricane Katrina. Then Ms.…

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