Gulf Coast Residents Anxious as Costs Mount

Three months after Hurricane Katrina, fundamental questions about reconstruction remain. And while Congress has already spent more than $60 billion, the region's lawmakers say much more will be needed.


Klaus Jacob, research scientist, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University

John M. Barry, author of Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America

Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO), voted against House legislation to give an additional $51.8 billion to Katrina relief efforts



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