The Lasting Impact of Hurricane Katrina

The roundtable reflects on the devastation caused by the storm ten years ago and the Big Easy's ongoing recovery.
1:25 | 08/30/15

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And we are back with some final reflections on ten years after Katrina. I think it sounds just remarkable that it's been ten years. Hard to believe. But cokie, we have about a minute, and I want with your deep roots. I was there overnight, on Friday, and I brought back the newspaper from yesterday, resurrection. That's really true. The city is back. It's got a lot of good things going on. Business community involved in the public schools. More african-american males graduating from high school than the national average and there are a lot of really wonderful things happening. There's still a ways to go for the very poorest of the poor and the companies and the foundations and the foreign countries that have been there helping need to stay. Just very quickly, your own family was devastated. Well, my own family, yes, on the gulf coast, we lost 14 houses. My cousins and my aunt and they have not rebuilt because it's just way -- one cousin did. But they're still there. They're still there. And thanks to everyone. That's all for us today. Thank you for sharing part of your Sunday with us. Check out "World news tonight." We'll leave you back on the gulf coast. Have a great day. "World news tonight." We'll leave you back on the gulf coast. Have a great day.

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