Recently, the Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS) kicked off its Fall Seminar Series by featuring founder Sandy Rosenthal and her new book, Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina.
RaCERS is a unique applied research center focused on lessons learned and planning for large-scale incidents. It is housed at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY).
Rosenthal discussed the relevance of her book for disaster researchers and emergency managers with Professor Glenn Corbett, former member of the Federal Advisory Committee of the National Construction Safety Team.
If you missed the live event, you can watch a recording here.
Founder Sandy Rosenthal’s new book, Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina, will be featured at the 2020 Miami Book Fair next month.
The Miami Book Fair, the largest book event in the United States, will be online this year.
John Burnett, decorated reporter for NPR’s Weekend Edition will interview Rosenthal via Virtual Platform for the Fair.
For more about the Miami Book Fair, November 15-22, click here.
Recently, founder Sandy Rosenthal was a featured guest author with the Golden Gate Breakfast Club (GGBC) of San Francisco.
In the virtual presentation, Rosenthal discussed her new book, Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina.
As a word of thanks, the president, Mr. Craig Stuart Adams of W Real Estate, wrote a poem for Rosenthal.
For more about the Golden Gate Breakfast Club, click here.
The President’s Poem ~ Stanza #40
What does one do when the levee goes?
Our Speaker Sandy Rosenthal knows
After they shut off the water flow
She looked for clues like Columbo
This was the case post-hurricane
Champion of the local terrain
In a world full of Puppeteers
Such as the Corps of Engineers
A battle most will never see
Hardships and adversity
With personal alacrity
She played her hand majestically
Finally, when the coast was clear
And the truth was fully here
We took a look past the veneer
Bad luck for Levee Engineers!
Thank you, Sandy!
President Craig Stuart Adams ~ W Real Estate