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Hurricane Laura: Cornell Thomas Interview (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-10-09

Duration: 00:03:58

Subjects: Hurricane Laura, 2020 | Hurricanes | Disaster response and recovery


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Thomas, Cornell Interviewee


This segment from the October 9, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Cornell Thomas, a resident of Lake Charles. He discusses: the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura in Lake Charles; living in several places since the storm; his concerns about the lack of media coverage of the storm; and the damage at his home.