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Hurricane Katrina / New Orleans / Anniversary / A Tour #944499

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 27, 2009
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(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) A look at New Orleans four years after Hurricane Katrina with Louisiana native James Carville presented; scenes shown from Freret Street, Pascal's restaurant, a housing project being rebuilt; details given about the daunting problems while progress is real. [Resident Kevin WILDES†, CARVILLE - comment on the city's recovery.]

(New Orleans: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Carville & historian Douglas Brinkley about the city. [CARVILLE - says the momentum is starting to move; agrees about the coastal erosion problem; comments on the flood protection system in the Netherlands.] [BRINKLEY - jokes about Carville's return to the city; indicates there are serious problems for the city with some neighborhoods in disrepair; worries about the disappearing wetlands; comments on the levee system: that they could not hold up to a Category IV/V storm.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:08:50

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