Hurricane Katrina Timeline

Regular tdaxp readers will remember that I missed the hurricane. The news channels are very now-centric, so it has been hard to figure out what happened, why Bush is being blamed, etc. Fortunately, a friend sent me a link to the Katrina Timeline

Gov. Kathleen Blanco, standing beside the mayor at a news conference, said President Bush called and personally appealed for a mandatory evacuation. The President’s call came just prior to the news conference and occurred after the decision had already been made. for the low-lying city, which is prone to flooding. Revised 9/6 (HT: Jay) Lexis-Nexis Subscription needed to access link.

“There doesn’t seem to be any relief in sight,” Blanco said.

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