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Robyn Ekings Interview on Hurricane Katrina

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-09-02

Duration: 00:03:59

Subjects: Hurricanes | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Natural Disasters | FRENCH QUARTER

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Host

Description

This segment from the September 2, 2005, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with his co-host Robyn Ekings on her firsthand experience of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. She talks about riding out the storm in her apartment in the French Quarter, the damage sustained in the French Quarter, and the changing atmosphere in the city in the days following the storm.