Episode 41 - Gotta Catch 'Em All

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By Jillian Swinford and Haley Burleson, Jillian Swinford, and Haley Burleson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Jillian and Haley discuss veggie gardens and lawn landscaping before diving straight into Hurricane Katrina. Haley tells the stories of Robert Green, who literally rode his house down a flooded street, and the nurses and doctors who kept Charity Hospital going under the worst conditions. Jillian tells the stories of Poet Shelton Alexander and his experience at the Superdome, and Lawrence Nettles, a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer.

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Extremely Powerful Hurricane Katrina Leaves a Historic Mark on the Northern Gulf Coast, Jeffery Medlin, Ray Ball, Gary Beeler

Hurricane Katrina Aftermath, Encyclopedia Britannica

The 30 Deadliest U.S. Mainland Hurricanes, Weather Underground

I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Rooftop Rider, History.com

I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Superdome Survivor, History.com

Shelton Alexander: Surviving the Superdome During Hurricane Katrina, John Butler, Last Word on Sports, NFL

I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Heroes of Charity Hospital, History.com

I Was There: Hurricane Katrina: Rescue Swimmer, History.com

Other view: Rescuers during Katrina a Story of Success, The Times, Picayune, New Orleans

Hurricane Katrina: A Nation Still Unprepared , Special Report of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate.

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