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Dutch Dialogues (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-04-23

Duration: 00:06:54

Subjects: Environment | WATER | Urban Development | City planning


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Melton, Christina Producer
  • Dircke, Piet Interviewee
  • Waggonner, David Interviewee
  • Meyer, Han Interviewee
  • Morris, Dale Interviewee


This segment from the April 23, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Christina Melton’s report on the Dutch Dialogues in New Orleans, a series of workshops between Dutch and Louisiana urban planners and architects to develop strategies for better water management in New Orleans. This report includes interviews with several of the Dutch Dialogues participants, including: Piet Dircke of the University of Rotterdam; David Waggoner, an architect with Waggonner & Ball in New Orleans; Han Meyer of Delft University; and Dale Morris of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington, D.C. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford