From the Aspen Ideas Festival, the mayor of New Orleans talks about the challenges and ideas that are shaping the city's recovery. "I have to say that the city of New Orleans is probably this nation's most immediate laboratory for innovation and change across a whole spectrum of disciplines," Landrieu explains, outlining recent efforts in education, healthcare, and government. This video is part of a new series on the Atlantic Video channel, The Future of X, looking at what's on the horizon for culture, technology, business, and politics.
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