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Organizations and Institutions

Ruth Kullman on New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

To return to New Orleans or relocate? Despite the difficulties, Ruth Kullman still sees the city as home.
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To return to New Orleans or relocate? Despite the difficulties, Ruth Kullman still sees the city as home.

Julie Wise Oreck on Collective Loss, July 2, 2007

Julie Wise Oreck, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2007, understands why individual friends and neighbors couldn't return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the cumulative losses mean the community will never be the same.
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Julie Wise Oreck, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2007, understands why individual friends and neighbors couldn't return to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, the cumulative losses mean the community will never be the same.

Florence Schornstein Discusses Having a Better Attitude Post-Hurricane Katrina

While Katrina was devastating to New Orleans, Florence Schornstein holds on to the hope that the disaster can galvanize the community to fight for change.

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While Katrina was devastating to New Orleans, Florence Schornstein holds on to the hope that the disaster can galvanize the community to fight for change.

Madalyn Schenk on the French Quarter, July 25, 2006

Madalyn Schenk, interviewed Rosalind Hilton on July 25, 2006, lived close to the tourist attraction of the French Quarter, and found it hard to lose the energy and enthusiasm that used to pulse by her front door every day.
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Madalyn Schenk, interviewed Rosalind Hilton on July 25, 2006, lived close to the tourist attraction of the French Quarter, and found it hard to lose the energy and enthusiasm that used to pulse by her front door every day.

Julie Wise Oreck on her Family, July 2, 2007

Julie Wise Oreck, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2007, on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on her family, some of it troubling, some surprisingly positive.
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Julie Wise Oreck, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2007, on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on her family, some of it troubling, some surprisingly positive.

Sara Stone on Media Coverage of Hurricane Katrina, 2008

Sara Stone voices her frustration with the distorted way the media covered the damage from Katrina. Sara was interviewed on February 7, 2008.
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Sara Stone voices her frustration with the distorted way the media covered the damage from Katrina. Sara was interviewed on February 7, 2008.

Lis Kahn on Hurricane Katrina, August 16, 2007

Lis Kahn, interviewed by Rosalind Hinton on August 16 2007, speaks on Hurricane Katrina, which destroyed the only photos and mementos she had to remember her childhood in Denmark.
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Lis Kahn, interviewed by Rosalind Hinton on August 16 2007, speaks on Hurricane Katrina, which destroyed the only photos and mementos she had to remember her childhood in Denmark.

Jackie Gothard

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Jackie Gothard.
Courtesy of Alexander Barkoff.
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Jackie Gothard.

Courtesy of Alexander Barkoff.

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