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The Aftermath

The enormity of the aftermath of Katrina is becoming more and more apparent.

Rising Tides

John Barry compares the effects of Hurricane Katrina to the Mississippi Flood of 1927.

Natural Barriers Disappearing

The marshes that protect Louisiana from massive storms like Katrina are slowly disappearing.

Petroleum Reserve Tapped

Due to rising Oil and gas prices in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the White House announced today it is releasing the National Strategic Petroleum Reserve .

Red Cross Mounts Relief Operation

The American Red Cross is coordinating what officials describe as the biggest relief operation in its history. Joining us on the line from Massachusetts is Carol Yelverton, spokesperson for the American Red Cross who tell us what people can do to help.

A Global Chanteuse

The musician Keren Ann has concocted a new CD from a variety of musical influences.

This program aired on August 31, 2005.

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