Date Pegs » Hurricane Katrina

Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005.
Caption: WWOZ's abandoned studio in Armstrong Park, New Orleans
Ten years ago, there was a storm, and then there was a flood, and they changed New Orleans forever. Many stories from that time have been told, but...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: New Orleans soul food restaurant Willie Mae's Scotch House in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, how does the city’s food reveal how the place has changed? The stories of a wine bar, and...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 18
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After Hurricane Katrina ravaged the area, Mississippi Gulf Coast residents were forced to come together to deal with the aftermath. Then, just as t...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2011
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 27
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The city of New Orleans is as proud of its traditions as it is steeped in them. But since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the city and its re...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2010
  • Length: 53:53
  • Purchases: 36
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For Nat Turner, garden rakes and shovels are tools for transformation. He's transformed an old store in New Orlean's Lower Ninth Ward into an urba...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Before Katrina, Sharon Hanshaw owned a beauty salon and lived in a house on a tree-lined street. All that all changed when the hurricane hit Biloxi...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Louisiana blues diva Carol Fran performs at her 76th birthday party., Credit: Photo by Barry Yeoman
Still Singing the Blues: New Orleans and South Louisiana features musicians in New Orleans and South Louisiana who continue to perform the blues—of...

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  • Added: May 11, 2010
  • Length: 55:00
  • Purchases: 25
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This week on Smart City, we'll find out how Post-Katrina New Orleans is retaining the talent that rushed in to rebuild that city with Educate Now's...

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2009
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 8
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Well, we’ve made it. Almost. It’s been a long, hot summer this is our last episode as we come up on the tenth anniversary of Katrina. The city is a...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 24:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Lots of people who visit New Orleans today are surprised to find the city in such good shape. The rebuilding effort has been long, arduous, and lar...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 25:34
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According to numbers from the US Census and the IRS, 236,970 people left Louisiana between the summer of 2005 and the summer of 2006, mostly becaus...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 23:00
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Of all the changes New Orleans has seen in the ten years since Katrina, the restructuring of the city's public school system is perhaps the most dr...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 23:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Honduras native Brenda Murphy hosts a daily morning show for the Latino community on Radio Tropical Caliente
According to a study by the Data Center, the Hispanic population of the New Orleans metro area has nearly doubled since the year 2000. Many people ...

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 19:36
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Nearly a quarter of a million people evacuated to Houston from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and in 2006 there were still...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 25:05
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This week on Katrina: The Debris, getting around New Orleans, during and after the storm.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
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Caption: Katrina evacuee Stasia Davis with her kids and grandkids outside their home in Houston., Credit: Kate Richardson
New Orleans is a family city. Grandparents and grandkids, cousins, aunts and uncles often live in the same house, share the same traditions. When K...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 26:53
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The root of the word “restaurant” is in fact the French verb "restaurer," to restore. And New Orleans restaurateurs, the proprietors, were seen as ...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 19:09
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The first map for rebuilding New Orleans after the floods included half a dozen ominous totems: Green Dots. To New Orleans native Wendell Pierce, s...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2015
  • Length: 17:47
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New Orleans is a weather town. As hurricane season begins, hear the most emotional federal weather bulletin ever written. Plus, more on how the Nat...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 17:53
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On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Southern Gulf Coast. Ten years later, it’s estimated there are nearly 100,000 fewer Africa...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A Radio Mardi Gras

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: And Cats of Katrina, too.
A first time pet rescuer's tale: blended with music and interviews with volunteers and returning residents to New Orleans just after the hurricane.

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2009
  • Length: 29:57
  • Purchases: 7
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Celebrating Cajun cooking in Los Angeles. People who were evacuated from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, gather for a taste of real Cajun craw...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2009
  • Length: 29:15
Caption: Robert Green, Lower 9th ward resident, Credit: Andrew Stelzer
We visit the Lower 9th Ward Living Museum, to learn how some are trying to preserve the lessons and legacies of the past. And we talk to a residen...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2015
  • Length: 13:31
  • Purchases: 1
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A documentary follows the production of the musical "One on this Island" performed by New Orleans teenagers.

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2009
  • Length: 19:32
  • Purchases: 1
From: WWNO
Series: Storyville
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This story is about a New Orleans native who leaves the city after Hurricane Katrina, only to find his way back...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 2
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This is an oral history montage from Katrina evacuees about their experiences in New Orleans and the way they were treated by the police and other ...

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  • Added: Jul 31, 2009
  • Length: 07:06
  • Purchases: 6
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Lifelong residents of New Orleans, the Green family shows the resilience and strength of those who lived through Hurricane Katrina.

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2006
  • Length: 08:08
  • Purchases: 3
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New Orleans bartenders attempt to break land speed record with Katrina flooded car

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 06:17
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With failing health, Debra Dickinson saved eight dogs from the floods of Katrina.

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  • Added: May 23, 2007
  • Length: 06:31
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A story of what happened to Clyde Casey when Martial Law was imposed on New Orleans after hurricane Katrina.

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 04:34
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Caption: Terry was eventually evacuated onto this highway ramp
Terry's cell at Orleans Parish Prison became a drowning cage as the flood waters from Hurricane Katrina rose almost to the ceiling. As his drowned...

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2010
  • Length: 03:16
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Caption: "Autos Katrina" are taken into Bolivia from Chile, Credit: Ruxandra guidi
Over the last 6 months, cars damaged by Hurricane Katrina and discarded by the U.S., have been ending up in Bolivia.

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2009
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 1
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This is an homage to magnificent New Orleans.

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2005
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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One night High School band director Willbert Rawlins Jr. was walking through the French Quarter with his wife when he came across a group of his st...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2010
  • Length: 04:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Thaddeus Conti live with Josh Wexler and Sunny Metha.

  • Added: Apr 21, 2010
  • Length: 07:16