After Words

After Words: Robert Block, co-author of "Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security" interviewed by James Lee Witt

About the Program

In their new book, "Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security," co-authors Robert Block and Christopher Cooper provide new details on the federal government’s response to the greatest natural disaster in US history. One year after the event, Mr. Block discusses the book with James Lee Witt, former FEMA Director during the Clinton Administration.

About the Authors

Robert Block

Robert BlockRobert Block covers the Department of Homeland Security for the Wall Street Journal. James Lee Witt is Chairman and CEO of James Lee Witt Associates, LLC. He served as Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency from 1993 to 2001.
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Past Airings

  • Sunday, August 27th at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, August 26th at 9pm (ET)
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