Empire Falls

Morton, David
August 2006
New Republic;8/14/2006 - 8/21/2006, Vol. 235 Issue 7/8, p18
This article focuses on Marlin Gusman, who was responsible for protecting prisoners in the Orleans Parish Prison in Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina in his first hurricane season as criminal sheriff. The prison system of New Orleans and its politics is discussed. The roles of former criminal sheriff Charles Foti and Mayor Ray Nagin are mentioned.


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