Search the Archive

Hurricane Isaac / Louisiana / Mississippi #1029892

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Tampa: Scott Pelley) The path of Tropical Storm Isaac toward Louisiana and Mississippi updated; map shown.

(New Orleans: Byron Pitts) The preparations for the storm in New Orleans and surrounding communities reviewed; scenes shown of National Guardsmen, the floodgate, sandbagging operations, evacuees in a shelter in Belle Chasse. [Mayor Mitch LANDRIEU††– says we are officially in the fight.] [Plaquemines Parish president Billy NUNGESSER††- recalls Hurricane Katrina.] [Evacuee Jane SMITH – comments.] The government supplies for the hurricane zones noted.

(Tampa: Scott Pelley) Live discussion held with CBS News hurricane consultant David Bernard about the storm; diagrams shown. [From Miami, BERNARD – says tropical storm conditions are spreading; offers the forecast for the storm.]

(Gulfport, Mississippi: Mark Strassmann) The risk to Mississippi’s coast featured; details given about the insufficient building codes; scenes shown of storm surge from Katrina at Biloxi’s Beau Rivage casino; building code ratings for several southern states cited. [Beau Rivage security director Eric NEWTON††- comments on the casino’s floodgates.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Pitts, Byron;
Strassmann, Mark
Duration:
00:05:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.