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Checking Up on Federal Promises on Katrina

One year ago, President Bush made a speech from Jackson Square in New Orleans just after Hurricane Katrina. In it, he made several promises to area residents.

"I propose the creation of worker recovery accounts," the president said, "to help those evacuees who need extra help."

NPR White House correspondent David Greene reviews how the process has worked.

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David Greene is an award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author. He is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, the most listened-to radio news program in the United States, and also of NPR's popular morning news podcast, Up First.