In New Orleans, the Disaster Continues

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Fortune magazine says, in the year since Katrina, the Big Easy has become the Big Difficult.  State, federal and city coordination has given way to 73 neighborhoods trying to make plans on their own. What’s the role of race in the rebuilding process? Could levees rebuilt by the Army Corps of Engineers prevent the same disaster from happening again? Plus, Halliburton and Bechtel are among the major contractors in both the Gulf States and Iraq and Afghanistan.  What does the contracting process have to do with the results?   Also, UN Secretary General is in Lebanon, trying to push implementation of the cease-fire.

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Host:
Warren Olney