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Gov. Haley Barbour - The Government's Response to Katrina

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=954 Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour points out things local, state, and federal governments got right in dealing with the damage wrought on his state by Hurricane Katrina. ----- Haley Barbour discusses how one State dealt with Hurricane Katrina. This event was part of the Hoover Institution's Spring Retreat 2007. Haley Barbour was born in Yazoo City, Mississippi. He earned a law degree from the University of Mississippi Law School in 1973. He advised President Ronald Reagan as Director of the White House Office of Political Affairs, and served two terms as Chairman of the Republican National Committee. Prior to his election as governor, he headed Barbour Griffith and Rogers, one of the nation's top lobbying firms. In November 2003, Barbour was elected Mississippi?s governor in the largest voter turnout in a gubernatorial election in state history.
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