Some People Believe At Least One Levee Deliberately Blown to Protect Wealthier HomesQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|The real news is the story that the relatives tell. They lived near the 17th St. Canal, and their whole neighborhood heard two explosions that they swear was dynomite on Monday night. Perhaps it was the sound of the levees collapsing, but the people there are convinced that the levee was blown. The theory is that the poor section of town was sacrificed to save the other, wealthier sections.|
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