Four years after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, 1/3 of the addresses in the city are vacant or abandoned, and an estimated 11,000 remain homeless. How has a change in the White House been felt in New Orleans? PLUS: as the Obama adminstration meets with coalfield residents and coal industry reps, how will they know the real residents from Big Coal mannequins? With host Kris Welch, noon to one.
guests: Bill Quigley, human rights lawyer and law professor (Loyola University, New Orleans); current director of Center for Constitutional Rights; live from New Orleans
Trupania Bonner, exec. dir. Moving Forward Gulf Coast; leads coalition of residents and those still displaced
Jeff Biggers, author (The United States of Appalachia); writer (Huffington Post)
Steph Pistello, Alliance for Appalachia