Katrina aftermath: My family’s camp in Mississippi destroyed

This is a story I did one week after Hurricane Katrina while working at WPMI, the NBC affiliate in Mobile.

Thornton: Only a few inches separated the Superdome from utter chaos after Katrina

SMG Executive Vice President Doug Thornton, who was inside the Superdome through it all, recounts the close call.

>> Harry Reid Releases Statement, Says He “Misspoke”

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, under fire for saying last Friday that Hurricane Katrina “was nothing in comparison” to Hurricane Sandy, released a statement today clarifying his comments. Senator David Vitter also called Reid an idiot. “In my recent comments criticizing House Republicans for threatening to betray Congress’ tradition of providing aid to disaster victims […]

By Comparing Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy, Sen. Harry Reid Shows He’s Out of Touch

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, thanks to a 10 second YouTube clip (video below), is being skewered across the internet. He compared Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and set off a firestorm of controversy. “When we had that devastating Katrina, we were there within days, taking care of Mississippi, Alabama, and especially Louisiana,” said Reid. “Within […]

WDSU Katrina Special

If you missed ‘At a Crossroads: 5 Years Later’ on WDSU, the entire hour is available on our website. The links are below. > At a Crossroads: 5 Years Later (pt. 1) > At a Crossroads: 5 Years Later (pt. 2) > At a Crossroads: 5 Years Later (pt. 3)