The Future of X: Mitch Landrieu on New Orleans

The mayor of New Orleans talks about the challenges and ideas that are shaping the city's recovery.

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. 

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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