Discuss “The Storm,” – investigation how and why government at every level handled Katrina.

Watch the documentary and answer the questions below. If you missed class, you can view the documentary at:


"The Storm"- PBS
I expect roughly one to two pages, double-spaced.

1. Select two specific examples from the film and discuss how each illustrates a challenge or disadvantage of federalism.
2. Based on what you saw in the film, take a stand on whom you would blame for the poor response to Hurricane Katrina (federal, state or local government officials). Be sure to provide examples to support your argument.