Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later, Part 2

August 29, 2006

Dr. Phil continues his tour of New Orleans one year after Hurricane Katrina. He talks to Mayor Ray Nagin about his re-election and the rebuilding process, and also gets to the bottom of the controversy between Mayor Nagin and his former police chief, Eddie Compass.

 

 

The Mayor Speaks Out

Dr. Phil talks to recently re-elected New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, and hears about the direction his city is headed in and the struggles ahead.

  

 

"All the big players kind of lined up against me."

 


 

Forced Out? 

When Eddie Compass left his job as New Orleans chief of police so unexpectedly, everybody, including many of his own officers were shocked. Dr. Phil meets with Eddie one year later to find out what really happened.

 

"He gave me all these suggestions of other careers to take."

 


 

The Controversy Continues

Dr. Phil gets to the bottom of former police chief Eddie Compass's sudden departure, first by calling the Mayor. Does he stick by his story? Then he dials Eddie for his version of events. 

 

Was Eddie exhibiting erratic behavior?

  


 

An Amazing Chronicle

The Dallas Morning News documented the events of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. See the extraordinary photos in Eyes of the Storm, which won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for photography. All proceeds will be donated to aid relief efforts.

 

Get a glimpse inside the book.

 

 

 

 

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