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Transom-Alex Blumberg

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Powerpoint Point Class 3

CUNY Intro to Radio Class 3 Fall 2012
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Golf Coast Begins Recovery Efforts

The piece originally aired yesterday, April 30th on All Things Considered, but I’m constantly cueing up content from across NPR programs, so listened to it this morning at 8:00am.   Here’s the quote that struck me: “He’s upstairs, he’s upstairs in his house, laying on the pool table. Said he had two foot of water. And I’ve been trying to get him rescued for a couple days, and they won’t let me come, they won’t let me come with a boat…” – ┬áMartin Nuenes, talking about his father refusing to leave their home in Plaquemines Parish.   Here is the link to the piece.   This moment stopped me simply because it is incredibly vivid. Martin’s voice is clear, articulate, and while he is clearly concerned about his father’s well being, he is not frantic in his comments, which had a deeper impact on me. I immediately saw his father laying on a pool table in an attic somewhere, surrounded by water, waiting for help.   The other thing I noticed was that this story would not have done nearly as well in another medium. A crew couldn’t have gotten a camera to actually show you where the father was trapped; and writing the quote would have failed to convey the son’s concern for his father. I feel it is in moments like these that radio serves as the best medium....