Editor's Note: We continued to hear from many of you about the rebuilding of NOLA after Katrina with most of you expressing interest in hearing about the current condition of the many other areas devastated by this storm. The story of the young woman who was abducted 12 years ago and has turned up alive and safe (Jaycee Dugard’s brought well wishes for her and her family. Read comments from our viewers below, then tell us what you have to say:
I find your bias to only visit NOLA 4 years after the storm appalling. I live in Long Beach, MS, and work in the Waveland area (which was in the center of the eye). When are you going to cross the Mississippi state line, and talk to hardworking people who have rebuilt their homes, businesses, and lives in general? It seems as though you only want to concentrate on the "poor people of NOLA–people are forgetting about them". Why don't you try doing a story about the people of Mississippi who recovered?
I live in Gulfport, MS and went through the devastation from Hurricane Katrina. It is very disheartening to see all the media coverage in New Orleans on the anniversary. Your guest, Doug Brinkley could not have said it better when he stated New Orleans' devastation was purely man made due to the failed levees versus the MS coast who received the "true" impact of the storm 4 years ago. When is MS going to get its fair share of coverage?
Please report on another community that was totally destroyed by Katrina. Everyone refers to the lower 9th ward but forgets about St. Bernard Parish which is just next door.
WHY? why is all the media on New Orleans for Katrina ? yes they got damage but NOTHING like the Mississippi gulf coast got ... yes thank you and the rest of the media that has been here but there is still a lot of rebuilding going on here but everyone looks at new Orleans , most of their damage was from flooding ALL the damage here was the storm its self .. a lil more positive press for us here would help us rebuild .... thanks
I was very pleased to see that once again Anderson Cooper and CNN are giving considerable attention to New Orleans. And the brief tour of the city with James Carville was informative and, given the limited time, presented an accurate snapshot of the city.
Great show in a night with happy news! The rediscovery of a daughter, eighteen years later, should be a joy unimaginable. I wish that peace be restored to this family! That this family will recover of these years of absence with much love, affection and unity.
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