Tag Archives: Katrina

Hurricane Harvey reminds us (including Ted Cruz) we are all in the same boat

Why is it we often need a flood, earthquake or other natural disaster to remind us of our common humanity? What is it about the cataclysmic flooding in Houston that prompts us to remember we are all in the same … Continue reading

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‘We never lost that sense of humanity’: Col. Ed Bush’s photos of Katrina’s Superdome

By Robert Mann In the days after Hurricane Katrina in August-September 2005, then-Major Ed Bush of the Louisiana National Guard and a colleague, Sgt. Carlos Sanchez, took dozens of photographs of life inside the Louisiana Superdome, where they and hundreds of … Continue reading

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Champion for Mississippi Coast, editor Stan Tiner retires

By Robert Mann It was one of my luckiest days, but I didn’t know it yet. That was the morning in early 1983 when I stepped into the newsroom of The Shreveport Journal and entered the world of its dynamic … Continue reading

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I worked for the governor of Louisiana during Katrina. Here are 5 things I learned

I published a piece on Vox.com today about some of the lessons I learned from Hurricane Katrina while working for Gov. Kathleen Blanco. I thought I would share the link with you here: http://www.vox.com/2015/8/20/9176225/hurricane-katrina-government -Bob Mann

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