Dr. Julie Gerberding, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discusses the growing health threat to residents and rescue workers in New Orleans posed by floodwaters filled with toxins and bacteria.
Excerpts from a teleconference featuring Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour describing the needs of his storm-ravaged coastline following Hurricane Katrina. Then, Tom Bearden reports on how Gulfport, Miss. residents are surviving on community help.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Bush and Congress each announced on Tuesday that they would investigate the federal government's highly criticized response to Hurricane Katrina.
Essayist Richard Rodriguez reflects on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
A report from Baton Rouge, La, looks at the gigantic task of relocating the hurricane victims who were left homeless after Hurricane Katrina. Baton Rouge became the largest city in Louisiana as residents from around the Gulf Coast look for…
President Bush and congressional leaders each announced Tuesday that they would investigate the federal government's highly criticized response to Hurricane Katrina. A report on the political fallout as Congress returned to Washington Tuesday.
An update on the continuing recovery efforts along the Gulf Coast.
A conversation with Louisiana Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu about his state's ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Katrina.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush, who has faced withering criticism for the slow federal response to Hurricane Katrina, visited the storm-ravaged Gulf Coast for the second time in four days.
Areas along the Gulf Coast ravaged by Hurrican Katrina continue to clean up after the devastating storm. Two reports from Gulfport, Miss and Bay St. Louis, Miss. focus on the efforts to rebuild and recover.
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