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New Orleans Slowly Rebounds

There are pockets of New Orleans that have recovered, but other parishes still have shuttered stores, closed schools and hospitals. Marsh has grown over places where houses once were. The city has become a symbol of failure for the government at all levels. The biggest responsibility of government is strong, safe levees. People in the city, volunteers, college kids, churches are making the difference.

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Cokie Roberts
Cokie Roberts was one of the 'Founding Mothers' of NPR who helped make that network one of the premier sources of news and information in this country. She served as a congressional correspondent at NPR for more than 10 years and later appeared as a commentator on Morning Edition. In addition to her work for NPR, Roberts was a political commentator for ABC News, providing analysis for all network news programming.