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Profile: Cynthia Morrell
Positions that Cynthia Morrell has held:
- New Orelans City Councilwoman
Cynthia Morrell was a participant or observer in the following events:
NHC Director Max Mayfield calls New Orleans Mayor Nagin: “This is going to be a defining moment for a lot of people.”
[Houston Chronicle, 9/8/2005; Washington Post, 9/11/2005] Nagin will tell City Councilwoman Cynthia Morrell early Sunday morning, “Max Mayfield has scared me to death.”
[Newsweek, 9/19/2005] Nagin will later recall that Mayfled’s message “scared the crap out of me.”
“I immediately said, ‘My God, I have to call a mandatory evacuation,’” according to a later Knight Ridder report. [Knight Ridder, 9/11/2005] Nagin will call for the evacuation Sunday morning at 9:30 am (see (9:30 am) August 28, 2005).
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