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Former Gov. Kathleen Blanco on Hurricane Katrina (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-11-26

Duration: 00:11:35

Subjects: Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux, 1942- | Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Disaster response and recovery


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Blanco, Kathleen Interviewee


This segment from the November 26, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-studio interview with former Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Governor Blanco about her reaction to former President George W. Bush’s criticism of her response to Hurricane Katrina in his book “Decision Points.” She recounts her interactions with President Bush in the week following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.