Hurricane Harvey's unprecedented rainfall and flooding comes on the 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's deluge in New Orleans.
Historian John Barry (@johnmbarry) has served on flood control boards in that area and also wrote "Rising Tide," a book about the massive Mississippi River flood of 1927. Barry joins Here & Now's Robin Young to reflect on those storms and Harvey.
This article was originally published on August 31, 2017.
This segment aired on September 1, 2017.