Search the Archive

Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico #1116364

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
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.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The message from President Trump to Puerto Rico after the total devastation by Hurricane Maria featured; Trump tweets on Puerto Rico's debt & the tweet responses from San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz & from Representative Nydia Velasquez† quoted. [TRUMP - says we will get through this together.] [VELASQUEZ - says this will be Trump's Katrina.] [Today, TRUMP - speaks about Puerto Rico; denies being preoccupied with football.] The announcement he will go to Puerto Rico on Tuesday as well as a hospital ship en route discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(San Juan: Eva Pilgrim) The situation in Puerto Rico featured; scenes shown from a San Juan retirement home without running water, the airport, towns that are cut off. [At airport, Suzanne GARDNER - comments.] [On the street, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin CRUZ - pleads with President Trump for help.] The problems with distributing supplies to places in need discussed.

Muir, David;
Vega, Cecilia;
Pilgrim, Eva

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.