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New Orleans, Louisiana / Hurricane Katrina / 10 Years Later / A Discussion #1088837

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 28, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A look at New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina presented; scenes shown of the city then & now, where parts of the city are thriving & some not. [Mayor Mitch LANDRIEU@- talks about the city, still a majority minority city.] [LSU Hurricane Center Dr. Ivor VAN HEERDEN@- says Americans are still ignoring the science.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Gen. Russel Honore & historian Douglas Brinkley about the vulnerability of the city; inset video shown. [HONORE - says we have a 100-year levee, but the wetlands have deteriorated.] [BRINKLEY - calls it an environmental disaster zone & we are still in the Katrina era; comments on the lessons of Katrina.]

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