[StBernard] Democrats Reflect On Katrina
westley at da-parish.com
Mon Aug 25 21:02:10 EDT 2008
Democrats Reflect On Katrina
updated 12:56 p.m. CT, Mon., Aug. 25, 2008
NEW ORLEANS - The opening night of the Democratic National Convention in
Denver will feature a little bit of the Bayou. Watch The Story
Jazz singer Margie Perez, a Musicians Village resident, will take the
microphone midway through the evening's agenda and have the opportunity to
address delegates gathered at the Pepsi Center.
She will be followed by a videotaped presentation hosted by former president
Jimmy Carter. The video was recorded in New Orleans and will be "dedicated
to remembering the devastation of Hurricane Katrina," a top Democratic
The convention is taking place in the days leading up to the third
anniversary of Katrina's landfall near New Orleans.
Monday night's featured speaker will be Michelle Obama, wife of presumptive
presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama.
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