New Orleans holds a special place in my heart, so I greatly anticipated the issue of Time that would come out following Hurricane Katrina [Sept. 12]. You did not let me down. From Nancy Gibbs' poetic story to the astounding photographs, Time once again took me to a distant place and helped me understand the enormity of the storm's destruction.
There are multiple lessons to be learned from the disaster of Katrina and the unnecessary loss of so many lives. Besides the government's obvious failure to...