The President's Quick Trip to The Big Easy

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Senator Barack Obama went to New Orleans five times to criticize then-President George Bush for failing to rebuild New Orleans or protect it from future flooding. But today was his first visit as President, and he spent just a few hours before going on to a fundraiser in San Francisco.

Credits

Guests:
Jonathan Tilove - Washington Reporter, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Harry Shearer - Political satirist - @theharryshearer, Ivor van Heerden - Center for the Study of Public Health Impact of Hurricanes, Elliott Stonecipher - independent demographic analyst, Barbara Major - Vice President, Citizens United for Economic Equity

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis