Hydrology, Politics, and Katrina: Looking Backward, and Going Forward

Hydrology, Politics, and Katrina: Looking Backward, and Going Forward

At this year's Abel Wolman Distinguished Lecture at the National Academies, best-selling author John M. Barry of Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America, will reflect on his considerable knowledge and illuminate on the present and future of the Gulf coast region. Event takes place on May 3 at 4 P.M.

In 2005, Mr. Barry won the National Academies Communication Award for The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the 1918 Pandemic, a sobering narrative about infectious diseases and epidemics past and future.

May 3, 2006
4 P.M. to 5 P.M.
The National Academies auditorium
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW,
Washington, D.C.
A reception will follow from 5 P.M. to 6 P.M.

Event is free and open to the public.


Contact: Anita Hall, The National Academies
The National Academies

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