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1 NOLA N’awlins The Big Easy Louisiana 1927 Randy Newman

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10 Huey P. Long On Republicans & Democrats On Republicans & Democrats

11 David Duke: Klansman, Nazi, Congressman, Gubernatorial Candidate

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13 Edwin Edwards: 4 term governor, inmate, reality TV star

14 Fast Eddie quotes Of David Duke: “Yeah, I used to be a kind of a wizard under the sheets too.” Of David Duke: “Yeah, I used to be a kind of a wizard under the sheets too.” Of being elected for a fourth term as governor: “The only way I won’t win is if I’m found in bed with a live boy or a dead girl.” (He won) Of being elected for a fourth term as governor: “The only way I won’t win is if I’m found in bed with a live boy or a dead girl.” (He won) Of a current governor: “Dave Treen is so slow it takes him an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.” Of a current governor: “Dave Treen is so slow it takes him an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.” “I give blood for them to make Viagra.” “I give blood for them to make Viagra.”

15 Piyush “Bobby” Jindal: Current Governor and Presidential hopeful

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51 Mardi Gras Indians A video by Maurice Martinez Wild Tchoupitoulas Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indians Documentary

52 Tremé, Tremé, an HBO Series by David Simon Faubourg Trem: Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

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60 One of more than 16 pumping stations, NE NOLA by Lake Ponchartrain

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62 Hurricane Katrina was the largest and 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded to make landfall in the US. Hurricane Katrina was the largest and 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded to make landfall in the US. In New Orleans, the levees were designed for Category 3, but Katrina peaked at a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 mph. In New Orleans, the levees were designed for Category 3, but Katrina peaked at a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 mph. The final death toll was at 1,836, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (238). More than half of these victims were senior citizens. The final death toll was at 1,836, primarily from Louisiana (1,577) and Mississippi (238). More than half of these victims were senior citizens. The storm surge from Katrina was 20-ft (six meters) high. The storm surge from Katrina was 20-ft (six meters) high. 705 people are reported as still missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina. 705 people are reported as still missing as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina affected over 15 million people in different ways varying from having to evacuate their homes, rising gas prices, and the economy suffering. An estimated 80% of New Orleans was under water, up to 20 ft deep in places. Hurricane Katrina caused $81 billion in property damages, but it is estimated that the total economic impact in Louisiana and Mississippi may exceed $150 billion, earning the title of costliest hurricane ever in US history. Hurricane Katrina impacted about 90,000 square miles. The region affected by the storm supported roughly 1 million non-farm jobs, and still, hundreds of thousands of local residents were left unemployed by the hurricane. More than 70 countries pledged monetary donations or other assistance after the hurricane. Kuwait made the largest single pledge of $500 million, but Qatar, India, China, Pakistan and Bangladesh made very large donations as well.

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78 Industrial Canal Before Katrina

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