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Hurricane Isaac: Lt. Gen. Russel Honore Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-08-31

Duration: 00:03:47

Subjects: Hurricanes | Natural Disasters | Hurricane Isaac, 2012 | Honore, Russel L. | Disaster response and recovery | FLOODS | LEVEES | Nursing Homes

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Honore, Russel Interviewee

Description

This segment from the August 31, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore on the Hurricane Isaac recovery efforts. He discusses: the flooding in Plaquemines Parish; the need to reassess where we build homes and nursing homes in relation to flood plains; the successful performance of the New Orleans levee system; and the next steps in the recovery process. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford