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Hurricane Katrina: 10 Years On

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United States

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On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, our curated coverage explores New Orleans and the Gulf Coast Region, bringing you stories of reconstruction and resilience in the wake of the storm.

Language:

English


Episodes

Incredible by Modern Standards

8/25/2015
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An emotional weather bulletin rings in the 2005 hurricane season. (Katrina: The Debris)

Duration: 00:30:00


'We're Still Here Ya Bastards'

8/25/2015
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For the tenth anniversary, author Roberta Brandes Gratz looks back on the last ten years of recovery in New Orleans, and the challenges contained therein. (Think, KERA)

Duration: 01:00:00


New Artists in a Recovering City

8/25/2015
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Many of today's thriving New Orleans artists weren't artists until after Katrina hit. (Weekend Edition, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


The Demo Diva

8/25/2015
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The story of Simone Bruni, who went from an aspiring stay-at-home mother to the head of her own demolition company after the hurricane. (Death, Sex, and Money, WNYC)

Duration: 00:05:00


Pastel & Promises

8/25/2015
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The city government took advantage of Katrina's destruction to knock down New Orleans' public housing and replace it with mixed-income developments. (Morning Edition, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00


Feeding New Orleans' Recovery

8/25/2015
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After the storm passed, New Orleans' restaurants quickly rebuilt, knowing the life of the city depended on them. (All Things Considered, NPR)

Duration: 00:05:00