First-person account of New Orleans

Throughout, the official relief effort was callous, inept, and racist. There
was more suffering than need be. Lives were lost that did not need to be
lost.

This riveting description of life in New Orleans explains what it was like to be stranded in the city after the hurricane. It also explains Geraldo Rivera’s tear-filled plead to let people just leave the city and why reporters could go in and out of the city with ease, but not the residents.

Hurricane Katrina-Our Experiences
by Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky