Deadly Indifference: The Perfect (Political) Storm: Hurricane Katrina, The Bush White House, and Beyond
Taylor Trade Publications, Jun 16, 2011 - Political Science - 232 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tomdye - LibraryThing
At times throughout Deadly Indifference, the information about and the story of Katrina became particularly intriguing, even exciting for me to read. Unfortuneatly, those moments were too few. There ... Read full review