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President Obama Visits New Orleans (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-10-16

Duration: 00:03:33

Subjects: Obama, Barack | UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS | Hospitals | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Nagin, Ray, 1956-


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Moore, Katie Reporter
  • Obama, Barack Speaker
  • Nagin, Ray Interviewee


This segment from the October 16, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report by Katie Moore of WWL-TV on President Barack Obama’s town hall meeting at the University of New Orleans. It includes President Obama discussing his commitment to providing the federal funding needed to rebuild hospitals in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. This report also includes an interview with New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford