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The Big Uneasy (2010)

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Follows three remarkable people--the leaders of two scientific investigation teams, and one whistleblower--as they reveal the true story of why New Orleans flooded.

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Follows three remarkable people--the leaders of two scientific investigation teams, and one whistleblower--as they reveal the true story of why New Orleans flooded.

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Natural Disaster? You Don't Know The Half Of It.

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Every American must see this movie
31 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wish every American could see this movie! I want to thank Mr. Shearer for spending his own money to make such an enlightening film that presented straightforward scientific fact while it also pulled at your heartstrings.

This was the clearest explanation and illustration of the hour-by-hour floodwall breaches and the structural causes of the breaches that I have seen. And I have read and seen a lot about it post-Katrina! The film brilliantly outlined the Corps' decades of incompetence that led to New Orleans flooding. The film also beautifully articulated why it's so important for this country to care about what happens to New Orleans – for all the cultural AND economic reasons.

I really appreciated the opportunity to learn about all the potential there is to save New Orleans and the wetlands – it's not too late if we act now. The visions of what the city could be if we utilized Dutch engineering were beautiful and so much more logical than what the Corps is currently constructing. But I fear there is little hope that those in charge will ever have the intelligence to utilize the Dutch resources. But one small step to educate the country is to have everyone you know see this movie when it comes out on DVD!


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