Monday, August 31, 2009

4 year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Saturday, August 29th marks the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall on the gulf coast. Yesterday, WWL-TV in New Orleans spoke with three storm victims turned authors, including UPM's Ian McNulty (A Season of Night). These memoirists all offer unique angles to a common experience.

The video can be see in full here, as these authors the opportunity to rehash their Katrina experiences as well as discuss what recovery efforts in the last four years has meant to them.

For further reading on Hurricane Katrina, UPM suggests:

Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember, Photographs by Melody Golding and edited by Sally Pfister

Perilous Place, Powerful Storms: Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana by Craig E. Colten

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