Katrina

Airs Sunday, August 30, at 6 p.m. What difference has a decade made?
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept through Southeast Louisiana, triggering what would become the nation’s costliest disaster. Less than a month later, Hurricane Rita inundated Southwest Louisiana forever altering the landscape. The storms uprooted residents, while the rest of Louisiana and its neighboring states welcomed them with open arms.

Eight years after Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans, commentator Gary Joiner offers this perspective on the toll of hurricanes through history.

Commentator Gary Joiner views hurricanes through the historical lens.