National Press Club

The Future of New Orleans

February 14, 2006

About This Video

Run time: 180 minutes

Former New Orleans Mayor Morial talked about a variety of topics, including economic empowerment, leadership of the civil rights organizations, and the National Urban League's 2006 State of Black America report. He criticized slow government responses to Hurricane Katrina victims, as well as recent failures to continue caring for persons displaced by the hurricane. He responded to audience members' questions.