32:34 | Mar 12th
It all started long before a hurricane named Katrina.
phyllisgoode recommended:Jun 27th
This podcast is amazing and really breaks down what went wrong in Hurricane Katrina, and how the governments reaction exacerbated the crisis. It exposes racial tensions that shaped the response - from reports of looting and wide spread rape - that the media and police irresponsibly ran with.
michelle_ebooks recommended:Mar 15th
episode one of the atlantic’s new series (just came out on the 12th!) all about revisiting the tragedy and complete incompetence surrounding hurricane katrina. deeply beautiful series on history, giving platform to voices, and unraveling this national story, yet truly misunderstood event. (it is a b...Show More
jhawthorne recommended:Mar 24th
Wow, this is well made. It truly is the time for Bush-era pods
@mm I'm glad to see other publications besides the nytimes making this kind of stuff. Makes me optimistic
@jhawthorne So interesting that there weren't any ads on this other than encouraging listeners to go to check out more Atlantic content and support them. Really interesting strategy because this podcast was obviously not cheap to make!
@mm yeahhh, i bet they're regretting that a bit now. But they probably wanted to use that to elevate their 'brand'. Curious what they're going to do with any similar projects in the works
mm recommended:Mar 15th
Woooowwwwww......the sound design for this was incredible 👌👌👌 New Orleans is one of my favourite places in the entire world. I went there a few years after Hurricane Katrina. This new podcast from The Atlantic paints a vivid picture of what led to the disaster. Those people in the hotel “storm pa...Show More