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MSNBC Interview with Andrea Mitchell

Andrea Mitchell talks to former Tulane University president Scott Cowen about his new book “The Inevitable City,” which tells the story of the resurgence of New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Walter Isaacson also joins the conversation.

Nine years past Katrina, Scott Cowen reflects on the New Orleans school ‘experiment’: HuffPo

By Danielle Dreilinger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Former Tulane University President Scott Cowen cheers the massive changes in the New Orleans education system that followed Hurricane Katrina in a Huffington Post essay. In the fall of 2005, the state took over 80 percent of the city's public schools. "The turnaround of New Orleans' public schools -- only 5.7 percent are now failing compared to 65 percent pre-Katrina -- has been critical to the resurgence of the city as a whole," he wrote in the days leading up to the ninth anniversary of the storm.

Book Reading & Signing Dates

Join Scott Cowen where he will be discussing and signing his newly published book, The Inevitable City: The Resurgence of New Orleans and the Future of Urban America. Engage in a discussion with Dr. Cowen about his book and its themes, which include leadership, Hurricane Katrina and the rebirth of Tulane and New Orleans.