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Hurricane Ida Hits Southeast Louisiana, Part 2 (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-09-03

Duration: 00:07:37

Subjects: Hurricane Ida, 2021 | Disaster response and recovery | Natural Disasters | CASSIDY, BILL | Honore, Russel L. | Hurricanes


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Cassidy, Bill Interviewee
  • Honore, Russel Interviewee


This segment from the September 3, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the second part of Andre Moreau’s report on Hurricane Ida hitting southeast Louisiana on August 29, 2021. First, he interviews United States Senator Bill Cassidy, who discusses: his tours of the damage caused by Ida; the need to harden the electricity grid; and his hope for federal supplemental disaster aid for both Hurricane Ida and Hurricane Laura. Moreau then interviews retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore, who discusses the importance of applying for disaster aid.