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Looking Back on Hurricane Katrina on PCNC (August 28, 2015)

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 4:15 pm
The Get To The Point Panel looks back on lessons learned from 2005's historic storm, Hurricane Katrina.

The Get To The Point Panel looks back on lessons learned from 2005’s historic storm, Hurricane Katrina.

PITTSBURGH (August 28, 2015) – Lenny McAllister (PCNC’s “NightTalk: Get To The Point”) talks with the “Get To The Point Panel” this week about the issues facing America after Hurricane Katrina, reflecting upon what we have improved upon since the historic storm and what we must address immediately.

The Panel this week includes former Millvale (PA) mayor Jim Burn, Jr. UPMC’s Mario Curtis Browne, and Dr. Valire Carr-Copeland of Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market as the sister station to WPXI, the NBC affiliate in the Pittsburgh market covering 4 states.

To view the segment, click on the picture above or click HERE

Starting Point: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Later

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 4:04 pm
10 years later, what are the lessons learned for our nation after Hurricane Katrina? (Photo courtesy Damian Catanza)

10 years later, what are the lessons learned for our nation after Hurricane Katrina? (Photo courtesy Damian Catanza)

PITTSBURGH (August 28, 2015) – Host and commentator Lenny McAllister takes the beginning of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” to reflect upon the much-needed “lessons learned” that America should heed to 10 years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coat. McAllister uses this version of this “Starting Point” commentary to address how the nation can focus on the issues of political efficiency, addressing poverty, and civic accountability so that communities are prepared during times of crisis. The show airs live Friday nights 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market as the sister station to WPXI, the NBC affiliate in the Pittsburgh market covering 4 states.

To view the segment, click on the picture above or click HERE