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. but also, you have the commitment of president george herbert walker bush who helped immediately, and president jimmy carter here in the form of habitat for humanity. [applause] and you have the commitment of the house democrats who work with the house majority whip, denise scilly's of louisiana. to see that louisiana has what it needs to succeed. i want to especially knowledge governor blunt go for tremendous washington coming to and making the case. it is an honor to be here with you. and because of all of the others this evening that will be have taughtou, you america how to be great. how to survive. not just to survive, but to succeed and to transform into something truly great. and today, let america renew our vow to be there for you on the road to recovery. thank you, new orleans. for your strength, courage, renewal. congratulations on your spirit of resiliency. and thank you for being an inspiration to america. let the music began. in. thank you all very much. [applause] >> please welcome back to the stage mrs. soledad o'brien. oledad: at this time, we wanted to take a few
washington to michelle obama. american history tv on c-span3. >> former president george w. bush traveled to the gulf coast region friday to mark the 10th anniversary of hurricane katrina. one of his stops included gulfport, mississippi for a ceremony honoring first responders. this is 10 minutes. [no audio] we are thrilled to be here -- [applause] [no audio] i can't think of a place where i would rather be than right here. aboutrst person i thought was haley barbour. i will never forget when he said , if somebody shoots you when you're losing we are not going , to prosecute the shooter. [laughter] [applause] >> and guess what happened? there wasn't any looting. [laughter] haley and marcia, the face of the recovery, were fantastic leaders. it is a reminder that these major catastrophes, it is important to have strong leadership at the state level in order to help the citizens, their respective states and haley barbour provided that leadership and the people of mississippi are grateful to you, haley. [applause] >> i am thrilled to be here on stage with two fine united states senators. one
katrina remembrance commission hears from former president george w. was at a recent event honoring first responders. >> former president bill clinton's book this weekend at a commemoration ceremony in new orleans, marking the 10th anniversary of hurricane katrina . the event included remarks from new orleans mayor mitch landrieu and members of congress and all residents and community leaders. -- local residents and community leaders. ♪ [singing "star spangled banner"] [cheers and applause] >> that was beautiful. francis scott gave us that anthon, but that rendition was truly full of the soul of the city. we all know what it means to miss new orleans we all know too well. just ask the -- as the floodwaters rose, so they fell. we live in every birth and rejuvenation. tonight's presenting sponsor is the rockefeller foundation. a round of applause for the rockefeller foundation. [applause] this extremely generous organization has been at the city since the beginning directing immediate support to several community development and housing groups right after the storm. they step in new orlea
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