8:00am

Sat May 21, 2011
Around the Nation

Flooding Sinks La. Economy As Well As Land

The Mississippi River floods continue to inundate the Delta region. Tributaries are backing up, spilling record levels of water and leaving severe damage in their wake. Host Scott Simon speaks with Garret Graves of the Louisiana State Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority about the economic impact of the Mississippi River floods on the region.