297: This Is Not My Beautiful House

297: This Is Not My Beautiful House

Sep 16, 2005
It's the largest mass resettlement that America has seen since the Civil War, as over 400,000 people—victims of Hurricane Katrina—try to find a new place to live. From the Houston Astrodome to an abandoned New Orleans street, stories of people looking for home...and finding something else.
  • Host Ira Glass talks to evacuees about what it's like to live on a cot in the Astrodome and the Reliant convention center next door. The lights never go out, and the p.a. runs announcements all day. But there are some upsides. (7 minutes) HomelessnessHousingNatural Disasters

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