Gerry Canavan

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The New Yorker‘s Talk of the Town this week is devoted to coverage of the New Orleans disaster, including a full reprint of the 1997 John McPhee article “The Control of Nature: Atchafalaya”, on the Army Corps of Engineer’s desperate, doomed-to-ultimate-failure efforts to maintain to current course of the Mississippi River. (Credit: MetaFilter)

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September 4, 2005 at 2:29 pm

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