Please view the documentary When the Levees Broke Parts 1 & 2 by Spike Lee (2006) available in the Hagerty Library Collection and at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12xj1sHvIWA
Choose ONE question to answer:
Question 1) The film makes the point that when Engineers make a mistake it is different than when others such as politicians administrators etc make a mistake. Do you agree with this or not and why?
Question 2) Was this more of a social technical or natural disaster? In other words what did cause thedisaster in New Orleans? Why were people (meteorologists government officials local residents) so surprised by the disaster?
Question 3) What did HarryBellafontemean when he talked about an arrogance of power (at 1:21:00)? What role did the President and Federal Government FEMA play in the disaster?