President Obama in New Orleans on 5th Anniversary of Katrina
President Barack Obama went to New Orleans to celebrate the city’s revival from Hurricane Katrina and pledge common purpose with residents in the continuing struggle to protect and rebuild the Gulf Coast.
More in this report from the Associated Press
[pullquote quote="And together, we are helping to make New Orleans a place that stands for what we can do in America - not just for what we can't do. Ultimately, that must be the legacy of Katrina: not one of neglect, but of action; not one of indifference, but of empathy; not of abandonment, but of a community working together to meet shared challenges." credit="President Obama"]
Here is the complete transcript of the President’s comments:
Read more: http://www.thestate.com/2010/08/29/1439419/transcript-of-obamas-remarks-in.html#ixzz0y2dPwQKb