Kathleen Blanco

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  • Summary: Becaus After Hurricane Katrina

    On August 29, 2005 Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States causing destruction to hundreds of thousands of homes. Multitudes of families were left homeless on the streets searching for a safe haven as chaos slowly started to rise. As the streets of New Orleans were flooding various news stations rushed over to the take note of the disaster stricken area. While the families of New Orleans suffered over their loss the media started to benefit off of the disaster caused from Hurricane Katrina. The media started to gather the attention of millions of viewers across the nation portraying all of the events happening in the city of New Orleans. The media’s portrayal of New Orleans started to influence the viewers’ ideas of the city as the media told their “tale” about the suffering citizens and the chaos at hand. While the media outlets benefitted from all the attention various aspects of the city were affected in either a positive and/or negative way depending on the way the media portrayed events.…

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  • Maria Licciardi And Griselda's Empowerment

    Introduction Maria Licciardi and Griselda Blanco aren’t just your average house wives. When these two weren’t busy cooking it up in the kitchen, they were out stirring up trouble in the streets. In pop culture and as depicted everywhere, men have always been the face of organized crime. However, in time of need these women were called to step up to the plate. These godmothers were no sweet, innocent, cookie baking old ladies, they were nefarious crime lords driven by the will to survive.…

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  • Riot Girrrl Manifesto Summary

    lyrical confusion woman at the time would have had as they can see how the band presents the lyrics, which in one song involves Kathleen yelling them directly to the face of a man at the concert. This direct approach to fighting for equal rights is a reason the recent wave of feminism led to such high levels of success for…

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  • Essay On Federalism In Hurricane Katrina

    Mayor Nagin made relief decisions from his hotel, and he backed up all decisions of General Honorae. As Governor Kathleen Blanco called for a full evacuation of the Superdome, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fish began rescuing stranded civilians. The U.S Coast Guard, National Guard, and FEMA Search and Rescue Teams, were also of relief/rescue missions. Offers from President to Governor Blanco to take over relief efforts were made, but declined. Throughout the remainder of repairing…

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  • The True Causes: The Cause Of Hurricane Katrina

    Critics state that there wasn 't enough done to prepare for the disaster, as well as not enough done after the disaster. Again, Blanco, like Nagin, attempted to place blame onto FEMA, thinking that by submitting a request for aid to President Bush would be enough, and that her job was done. Blanco appears to be looking out for her own self interest, rather than the interests of the people she governed. Michael D. Brown, the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), during…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Summary

    “The Storm,” demonstrates how the local, state, and federal government responded to a natural disaster that occurred in New Orleans. The report shows how the government successfully failed to protect Americans from a tragedy, and how the response system is shattered. The political actors who were in charge of the disaster from Hurricane Katrina include, President Bush, FEMA, the Department of Homeland Security, Governor Kathleen Blanco, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, Louisiana’s National Guard,…

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  • Poverty Is Everyone's Problem Analysis

    There are some problems which unifies the whole world. The problems which refer to all of us, not just one person or one family or even nation. One of them is poverty. As Kathleen Blanco said: “Poverty is everyone’s problem. It cuts across any line you can name: age, race, social, geographic or religious. Whether you are black or white; rich, middle-class or poor, we are all touched by poverty.” Everyone tries to solve it, but how will we solve the problem if we don’t know what it is exactly?…

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  • Hurricane Katrina In New Orleans

    Bush spoke with FEMA director Michael Brown, Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and Alabama Governor Bob Riley to " order mandatory evaluations for those in threatened zones." (Douglas, Brinkley page 25). The National Weather Service predicted that after the storm it ," most of the [Gulf Coast] area will be uninhabitable for weeks... Perhaps longer."( Douglas, Brinkley page). According to The Great Deluge by Douglas Brinkley,…

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  • Social And Social Effects Of Hurricane Katrina

    disaster in the history of the United States, and the deadliest hurricane since the 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane(3). The total damage from Katrina is estimated at $108 billion U.S. dollars. At least 1,500 people were killed, more than in any other US hurricane. To help create order before Katrina hit, President George W. Bush declared a state of emergency in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi on August 27. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) boss Michael Brown wanted to find out why…

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  • John Wayne Gacy: Characteristics And Characters Of A Serial Killer

    Manson was born to Walker Scott and Kathleen Maddox, and Manson didn’t have any brothers or sisters. Manson’s mother was only sixteen when she gave birth to him, she was also an alcoholic and a prostitute. Soon after Manson’s birth came an end to Manson’s parents’ marriage, and Manson was put into an all-boys school. Manson ended up running back to his mother, however Manson’s mother wanted nothing to do with him, which resulted in Manson having to live on the streets. The neglect of his mother,…

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