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Wed January 20, 2010
"Catastrophe in the Making: The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow"
By Fred Kasten
New Orleans – Conversation with writer and University of Louisiana Lafayette Sociology Professor Robert Gramling - one of four authors of the acclaimed new book "Catastrophe in the Making: The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow" - which documents the machinations that led to the creation of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) - and the economic disappointment, environmental crisis, and catastrophic flooding that followed.
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