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Jed Horne
Jed Horne was a senior consultant to the National Oil Spill Commission and is the author of Breach of Faith, Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City.

Entries by Jed Horne

Senator Vitter Discovers Adam Smith

(35) Comments | Posted January 24, 2011 | 2:53 PM

There's something vaguely amusing in the spectacle of the junior senator from Louisiana lecturing the president -- formerly of the Harvard Law Review, now of the United States of America -- on any topic that involves intellectual heavy lifting. Ironies abound. But David Vitter has a proven instinct for comedy,...

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Is New Orleans Waiting for Godot?

(15) Comments | Posted November 14, 2007 | 1:31 PM

NEW ORLEANS -- It was hard to know what to expect: a nighttime performance of Beckett's Waiting for Godot in the weed-choked fields that were once a neighborhood called the Lower 9th Ward. A classic of 1950s absurdist theater set in a part of New Orleans that has become an...

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