Deadly Indifference: The Perfect (Political) Storm: Hurricane Katrina, The Bush White House, and Beyond (Google eBook)

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Taylor Trade Publications, Jun 16, 2011 - Political Science - 232 pages
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At last, former Under Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Brown—infamously praised by President George W. Bush for doing a "heckuva job" in the wake of Hurricane Katrina—tells his side of the response to one of the greatest natural disasters to occur in the United States. Without making excuses for anyone, least of all the President of the United States or himself, Brown describes in detail what ultimately turned out to be the largest federal response to a natural disaster in U.S. history.

  

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User Review  - mallinje - LibraryThing

Michael Brown, former head of FEMA, writes about what happened after Katrina. Although it's an interesting perspective, he really doesn't take responsibility for what happened and tries to blame everyone else. I managed to finish the book but I was still disappointed. Read full review

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User Review  - scrmom15 - LibraryThing

I found out a lot of information I hadn't previously known about Hurricane Katrina. I enjoyed the author's writing style. Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
21
Chapter 3
25
Chapter 4
31
Chapter 5
61
Chapter 6
65
Chapter 7
69
Chapter 8
97
Chapter 9
129
Chapter 10
133
Chapter 11
169
Chapter 12
185
Afterword
201
Appendix 1
205
Appendix 2
217
Index
221

Photospread
128

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About the author (2011)

Michael D. Brown was Under Secretary of Homeland Security in the administration of President George W. Bush. A consultant and radio talk show host, he lives in Boulder, Colorado.

Ted Schwarz is the author of over 100 books, several of them bestsellers. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

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