Are New Orleans’ post-Katrina flood defenses strong enough?


PBS NewsHour

Aug 24, 2015

Ten years ago, the levees and flood walls meant to protect New Orleans failed against the force of Hurricane Katrina. Since the catastrophe, roughly $14 billion have been spent to upgrade the city’s storm defenses. But is that sufficient? William Brangham reports.

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