Ray Nagin describes 'divine intervent...

Ray Nagin describes 'divine intervention' at Superdome after Hurricane Katrina

There are 2 comments on the NOLA.com story from May 14, 2011, titled Ray Nagin describes 'divine intervention' at Superdome after Hurricane Katrina. In it, NOLA.com reports that:

As a prelude to the scheduled June 8 release of his post- Hurricane Katrina memoir, former Mayor Ray Nagin has released a six-paragraph excerpt recounting what he calls "divine intervention in a near riot that happened at the Superdome on Thursday after the storm." Alex Brandon, The Times-Picayune archive New Orleanians line up to take refuge in ...

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Paul Harris

United States

#1 May 17, 2011
As a tourist who was stuck in the dank Superdome during Katrina and the levee failures and who was later smuggled out after 4 days to the Sports Arena and then the Hyatt where the Mayor was staying I'll be most interested in reading his perspective. As for divine intervention, I think if anything most of us thought that FEMA was the devil incarnate. ;-)

Paul Harris
Author, "Diary From the Dome, Reflections on Fear and Privilege During Katrina"

United States

#3 Jul 12, 2014
I wasn't aware Captain Chocolate City could read much less write. I am wondering in which chapter does this welfare state icon cover his many bribery and money laundering exploits? Did he forget those chapters? I guess he can write his follow up from his cell - he finally made it to the real chocolate city.

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