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CNBC's original one-hour documentary "Against the Tide: The Battle for New Orleans" airs Wednesday, August 29th at 9pm ET

On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Wednesday, August 29th, at 9pm & 12am ET, CNBC presents an original one-hour documentary, "Against the Tide: The Battle for New Orleans," which analyzes how the New Orleans business community has recovered from the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina two years later.

From an in-depth look at "The Road Home"-a program created to give federal funds to Katrina-struck homeowners-to a look at the small businesses that have helped revive New Orleans, CNBC examines the business side of the New Orleans recovery effort.




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