Urban Conversations: Cities at Risk

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Friday, April 07, 2006

As the Gulf Coast grapples with the challenges of rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and New York City looks at its own ability to deal with disasters, a special edition of the show from the New School looks at how we can learn to be prepared for future emergencies. Guests include 9/11 Commissioner Bob Kerrey, former FEMA director, Michael Brown along with his predecessor, James Lee Witt.

Urban Conversations: Cities at Risk

Bob Kerrey, president of The New School, former senator (D-NE), and former 9/11 Commission member
Clark Kent Ervin, former inspector general of the United States Department of Homeland Security, director of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Initiative, and author, Open Target : Where America is Vulnerable to ...


Open Phones

listeners share their reactions to our panel discussion


Required Reading: April 7, 2006

Gosh, it's past noon and we're just back from our "Cities at Risk" event.

Since it's Friday, and since everyone needs to chew on some candy sometime, BL Blogger suggests this reading:

"The billionaire, the Post and the $220G shakedown: Page Six writer wanted $$$ to stop inaccurate ...


"Cities At Risk" - Photos

Brian (l) and James Lee Witt

Clark Kent Ervin (l) and Michael Brown


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