Monday, January 02, 2006


Time pictorial review on Katrina

This looks like it will be a good retrospective, as Time always does such a good job with works like these. A passage from the article and book did make me wonder, though. Where is Gen. Honore? Is he still around?

"Critics who carped that the U.S. government didn't do anything right in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina must have overlooked Gen. (Russel) Honore," says the staff of TIME. "The lean Louisiana native arrived in the region on Aug. 31 to lead the U.S. military relief effort and proceeded to take names, kick butts and convince people that there was at least one adult on the scene: After watching the general in action, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin compared him to John Wayne."

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