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Hurricane Katrina, Five Years Later: St. Bernard Project

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-08-27

Duration: 00:08:54

Subjects: Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Hurricane recovery | Hurricanes | Housing | St. Bernard Project

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • McCartney, Liz Interviewee
  • Zynda, Judy Interviewee
  • Dignan, Devan Interviewee
  • Hurst, Kristen Interviewee
  • Sutton, Bill Interviewee
  • Williams, Sharen Interviewee
  • Adansi-Bona, Dominique Interviewee

Description

This segment from the August 27, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on the St. Bernard Project, a non-profit organization that helps victims of Hurricane Katrina rebuild their homes. Sanford interviews Liz McCartney, a co-founder of the St. Bernard Project, who discusses why she founded the project with her boyfriend and her sense of urgency in helping families rebuild their homes five years the storm. She also talks to Sister Judy Zynda about the volunteer response to the project. Lastly, Sanford meets with homeowners Sharen Williams and Dominique Adansi-Bona as volunteers work to rebuild their homes. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford