Viola Francois Washington

Director, Welfare Rights Organization

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Director of the Welfare Rights Organization and a staff member of the People's Hurricane Relief Fund

Viola Francois Washington on KCRW

For presidential candidates of both political parties, New Orleans has become a regular stop on the campaign trail.

Promises and Realities Two Years after Katrina

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Mayor Ray Nagin wants half of  New Orleans  to come back home, and today President Bush got a look at what they would find when they got there.

Life in New Orleans One Year Later

Mayor Ray Nagin wants half of New Orleans to come back home, and today President Bush got a look at what they would find when they got there.

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