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Chronology of errors: how a disaster spread

By Keith O'Brien and Bryan Bender
Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff / September 11, 2005

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NEW ORLEANS -- Late on Aug. 27, less than 36 hours before Hurricane Katrina crashed into the Gulf Coast, New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin's home phone rang. It was Max Mayfield, director of the National Hurricane Center in Florida. (Full article: 4225 words)

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