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5 Questions About Floodlines

We ask authors of projects reviewed in Oral History Review to answer 5 questions about why we should read their projects. In our latest installment of the series, Vann Newkirk II discusses his podcast Floodlines produced through The Atlantic, which focuses on the the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Sheldon Yeakley’s review of the Floodlines podcast is […]

pbsthisdayinhistory: August 29, 2005:  Hurricane Katrina Hits New Orleans Eight years ago today, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Category 4 storm claimed almost 2,000 lives and caused $80 billion in damage. Watch NOVA’s “Storm that Drowned a City” to see what led to the devastating floods that Katrina unleashed on New […]

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