Ray Nagin

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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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  • Katrina Breakdown Analysis

    Most notably, Mayor Nagin botched the evacuation effort. Mayor Nagin ordered a mandatory evacuation, however those who could not leave were forced to find temporary shelter in the Superdome. Nagin also failed in the preparing his city as New Orleans did not have a cohesive evacuation plan. In addition, there was no system to elicit and manage outside help and resources which hampered rescue efforts. Pictures of yellow school busses that were not used to evacuate the citizens before Katrina…

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  • Social And Social Effects Of Hurricane Katrina

    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) boss Michael Brown wanted to find out why President Bush 's declaration of state of emergency of August 27 had not included the coastal parishes of Orleans, Jefferson, and Plaquemines. This was to do with Former Louisiana Governor, Kathleen Blanco as she had not included those parishes in her initial request for aid, a decision that Brown found "shocking." Blanco released a copy of her letter to show she had requested assistance for all the…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Thesis

    became a hurricane and caused much damage to the United States. August 23, 2005 meteorologists were able to warn people on the coasts and evacuations were underway. August 25th the Tropical Storm Katrina hit 50 mph making it a category 1 hurricane as it traveled across the Atlantic and hit the Florida Coast as a category 1 with winds at 80 mph, where it knocked out the power to the entire region and 13 inches of rain poured down. Governor Jeb Bush declares state of emergency. August 26 the White…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Sparknotes

    a former Black Panther who played a key role in recovering the Ninth Ward. Rahim tells Rivlin how white vigilantes were patrolling the streets of Algiers and he saw bodies of several black men who had been shot. Additionally, police had been set up at checkpoints at the Algiers-Gretna border. By including this from Rahim, Rivlin gives a first-hand experience to the reader of the perilous time post-Katrina to help the reader understand the severity of the race problem. Rivlin’s details about the…

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  • Who Dat?, By Marc Perry

    their identities” (2006: 751-755). Although Breunlin and Regis expose their hardened distaste for the city’s plan for reconstruction, Perry’s article is more openly critical of how the state government and businesses work together to reconstruct the city (Breunlin and Regis 2006; Perry 2015). Perry is less biased in his argument, simply because he is not from the area and connected to it like Breunlin and Regis are. Perry, in contrast to the participant-observation methods utilized by Breunlin…

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  • The Importance Of Space Technology

    energy that the sun’s core presents, and the atoms in each consecutive level of our star as the light attempts to outflow. “together these efforts channeled the combined expertise of dozens of astronomers, computational physicists, and atomic physicists into diving with unprecedented precision how atoms in the layers of the sun and other stars interact with the light trying to escape” (James). In 2003, Yu had taken his career to join forces with prestige medical physicists; however, he sustained…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of MRI Scans

    Nearly all ancient societies practiced body modification through either piercingss or tattoos. These ancient practices are becoming ever more present in our modern Canadian society, especially tattoos. One writer says, “Permanent tattooing is the process of body modification by deposition of a pigment into the dermis” (Simunovic and Shinohara 525). In the past three decades, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become increasingly popular in the medical field. Magnetic resonance imaging is a…

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  • Fahrenheit 451 Equality 7-2521 Analysis

    To begin, Equality 7-2521 of Anthem, written by Ray Bradbury and Guy Montag of Fahrenheit 451, also written by Ray Bradbury are the prime examples of the outcast of dystopian societies. In both scenarios, the main character has a quest for knowledge unlike everyone else presented in the society. Guy Montag and Equality 7-2521 both try to break the mold casted by the society that is present. This leads to consequences of negative actions towards both of the main characters. In the dystopian…

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  • Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury: Wisdom Is Different Than Knowledge

    Wisdom is different than knowledge In the Novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury published in 1953, Bradbury implies that technology and war are total powerhouses of society today and how the wisdom and knowledge of new things is non existent also highly frowned upon because the government does not want it’s people to be smarter than itself. In “The Sieve and the Sand”, Bradbury is still implying that the mistakes made in the rebellion of the government that are made is very hard to let that go…

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