CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
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(Houston: Anderson Cooper) The sending of US military ship & aircraft & Marines to the region noted.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper; in the air: Martin Savidge) Audio problems acknowledged.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Beaumont: Drew Griffin) The flood & rescue situation in Beaumont, where people are moved from "island to island," as the water continues to rise featured; scenes shown of Jerry Summerall being pulled out of a car in a drainage ditch. The issue of the depth of the water in roads & drainage ditches all over northeast Texas discussed.
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Water images from Orange, Texas, near Louisiana, shown. Live discussion held with CNN's retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who headed up the Hurricane Katrina effort & former Marine Team Rubicon's John Connors about the flooding; inset video from Orange shown. [HONORE - says the military has been slow to scale up so volunteers are going door to door: we need the Navy ships & a better communication system; outlines the cleaning needing to be done for the drainage system.] [CONNORS - explains the role of his veterans volunteer group with a focus on long-term operations to help the community recover.]
(Houston: Anderson Cooper) Live pictures from Orange shown.
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