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Hurricane Laura: Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter Interview (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-09-04

Duration: 00:05:19

Subjects: Hurricane Laura, 2020 | Hurricanes | Natural Disasters | Disaster response and recovery | Hurricane damage


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Hunter, Nic Interviewee


This segment from the September 4, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s interview with Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter. He discusses: the devastation in his city following Hurricane Laura; his fear that Americans will forget about Lake Charles; updates on the timeline for restoring electricity and water; and the need for assistance from the federal government and nonprofit organizations to help with the recovery effort.