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TV Junkie: Katrina Edition

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Going Back to New Orleans UPN/KCOP - Music icon Deacon John Moore documents the unique culture of the Big Easy.

Against the Tide: The Battle for New Orleans CNBC - The business side of the New Orleans recovery effort.

Still Waiting: Life After Katrina PBS/KOCE An African American/Creole family returns to New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, hoping to hold on to their bayou culture.

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DIY to the Rescue: Katrina Rebuild DIY - A team of 75 people works to demolish, rebuild and furnish the home of a 78-year-old Katrina victim.

Explorer: Drowning New Orleans NGC (National Geographic) - Hurricane Katrina causes a flood that overtakes New Orleans.

Oprah Winfrey ABC - Journalists Anderson Cooper, Lisa Ling and Dr. Mehmet Oz discuss what it will take to recover from Hurricane Katrina.

photo by Tony Pierce from the LAist photo essay of his visit to New Orleans last fall