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On November 30, 2005, co-hosts Soledad O'Brien and Miles O'Brien (no relation) interviewed Alan Muraoka and Elmo from New Orleans, Louisiana. The Sesame Street actor and character were invited by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to participate in relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, along with cast members from another PBS show, Between the Lions.