Stephen Smith is the executive editor and host of American RadioWorks, the highly respected documentary series from American Public Media.
Parts of Biloxi, Miss. wiped out by Hurricane Katrina are now prime turf for casinos. Some homeowners are getting big bucks for their storm-ravaged lots. Others won't be so lucky. Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks reports.
Hurricane Katrina wiped away most of East Biloxi, Miss. Now city officials are faced with two competing visions for the area's future. Stephen Smith reports.
Stephen Smith reports on how the Gulf Coast fishing and tourism industry is coping with the submerged debris left by Hurricane Katrina.
In a few weeks, some homeowners on Mississippi's Gulf Coast should be able to start applying for federal grant money to rebuild their houses. But advocates for the poor say Mississippi's program leaves out some of the state's most economically vulnerable residents. Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks reports.
In Biloxi, Mississippi, old casinos are reopening, and new ones promised. Federal cash is on the way to help folks who lost their homes to Hurricane Katrina and didn't have flood insurance. But will the money come in time? From the Marketplace Sustainability Desk, Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks reports.