Stephen Perry New Orleans

New Orleans Tourism Gushes Success Despite Oil Misperceptions Stephen Perry, President and C.E.O. of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau BACKGROUND: If you travel to New Orleans in search of the oil disaster, you will be happily disappointed. But if you travel to New Orleans in search of fabulous restaurants, spectacular family attractions, iconic […]

Hurricane Katrina: The Drive: New Orleans Lower 9th Ward

A painful irony of post-Katrina New Orleans is how few people throughout the country understand the extent of what has happened to the city. Many people do not realize that, nearly 10 months later, things are not back to normal in New Orleans. As America’s attention fades from Hurricane Katrina’s impact, a disabled New Orleans […]

Obama: Rebuilding New Orleans, Two Years Later

Barack Obama discusses the challenges in rebuilding New Orleans on the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. See how the city and its people are rebuilding and moving forward. Duration : 0:5:37

Obama's New Orleans Town Hall – Full Video

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Hello, New Orleans! Back in the Big Easy — it's good to see you all. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you. Thank you for the warm welcome. Please, everybody have a seat — who can have a seat here. If you don't have a seat, then make yourself comfortable. It is […]