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Louisiana Levees Withstand Hurricane Gustav

Hurricane Gustav has made landfall southwest of New Orleans. The levees there are holding, but the system is still vulnerable in some spots. We check in with people still in New Orleans about what is going on there. A weather blogger also explain the science behind hurricanes and where Hurricane Gustav is headed now.

Guests:

Jim Amoss, Pulitzer-Prize winning editor of The Times-Picayune

John Burnett, NPR correspondent

Brent Warr, mayor of Gulfport, Miss.

Karen DeSalvo, vice dean, Community Affairs and Health Policy; executive eirector of the Tulane Community Health Center, Tulane University School of Medicine

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