Ten years ago, James Bennet was on a team of journalists from The New York Times who reported from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
The daylong event was his idea, said Margaret Low Smith, president of AtlanticLIVE.
“It was for so many journalists a searing and deeply affecting event,” she said.
The day will start and end with a town hall-style discussion, Smith said. Topics throughout the day include a look at what New Orleans means to the people who live there, how far the city has come in a decade and what still needs to happen. Specifically, people at the event will focus on culture, race, housing and education. Read more