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Sandy Rosenthal Participates in New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University
September 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm CDT
Sandy Rosenthal, author of Words Whispered in Water, will participate in a virtual book fair presented by Tulane University this Monday, September 14th at 5:30pm Central Time.
This event is a virtual webinar on “Disasters in Louisiana”, specifically Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Laura as well as Covid-19.
Other webinar participants include Tulane historian Andy Horowitz and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jarvis DeBerry. The webinar will be moderated by Book Festival co-chair Walter Isaacson.
All participants must register.
Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina
It’s a horror story, a mystery, and David and Goliath story all in one. In 2005, the entire world watched as a major U.S. city was nearly wiped off the map. The levees ruptured and New Orleans drowned. But while newscasters attributed the New Orleans flood to “natural catastrophes” and other types of disasters, citizen investigator Sandy Rosenthal set out to expose the true culprit and compel the media and government to tell the truth. This is her story.