Skip to content
Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


Katrina: After the Flood

Katrina:  After the Flood

by Gary Rivlin,
The Florida Courier, August 7, 2015

Appearing on “The Oprah Winfrey Show’’ a week after New Orleans was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Ray Nagin gave his host a tour of the Superdome. Assaulted by a stench so strong he could “smell funk,” Nagin asked, “How could the richest country in the world let American suffer the way they did?”


Read the full article (PDF)