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Hurricane Season Brings Anxiety to New Orleans

Chris Rose of the New Orleans Times-Picayune describes the state of mind in the Crescent City as hurricane season descends.

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  • JIM LEHRER:

    Our second take from New Orleans. It's an insider's view of the new hurricane season from guest essayist Chris Rose of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

  • CHRIS ROSE, New Orleans Times-Picayune:

    The hurricane season stands in front of New Orleans like a terrorist on the side of the road, burly pack tied to his chest, while we drive straight at him.

    Forgive the melodrama, but you'd have to live here to fully understand.