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Jed Horne

Jed Horne is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was for many years city editor of the Times-Picayune, the New Orleans daily newspaper. He is the author of two books: Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City, which chronicled Hurricane Katrina and the city's gradual recovery, and Desire Street: A True Story of Death and Deliverance in New Orleans, the story of a Louisiana death row case. Horne was named a senior consultant to President Barack Obama's bipartisan National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling following the 2010 blowout of BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico.