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Record: When the levees broke: A requiem in four acts


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When the levees broke: A requiem in four acts

Video Call Number: Part Number: Location:
DVD 206 3 Biddle Law Library

Production Company

HBO Video

Year: Running Time: Format:
2006 4:17 DVD

Summary:

The world watched in horror as Hurrican Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrinas catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale. Contents: disc 1. Act I (65 min.). Act II (62 min.) -- disc 2. Act III (58 min.). Act IV (70 min.).; Special features: Audio commentary by filmmaker Spike Lee -- Next movement : Act V (108 min.) -- Water is rising (8 min.).

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