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Thursday, August 25, 2016
6 p.m. prompt till 7.p.m.

LessoNS FROM KATRINA: Preparing for the next big one here

SCOTT COWEN and POLICE CAPT. MIKE TRACEY

Hosted by Chip Rae

Scott Cowen, as president emeritus of Tulane University and a longtime East Hampton resident, takes us through the crisis in New Orleans a decade ago and what we can learn from that tragedy that can be applied locally.

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SCOTT COWEN retired as  Tulane University’s 14th president in 2014 and was subsequently named Distinguished University Professor . During his tenure,Time named him one of the nation’s ten best college presidents. He led the university to a remarkable recovery after Hurricane Katrina flooded 70 percent of Tulane’s uptown campus.

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MIKE TRACEY is the East Hampton Village Police Captain and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is a thirty-two year member of the East Hampton Village Police Department, where he currently serves as Executive Officer.  He drafted the village’s Emergency Operations plan.

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