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Hurricane Andrew / Louisiana / Politics / Typhoon Omar #143137

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 29, 1992
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Franklin, LA: Gary Shepard) The situation in hurricane-damaged south Louisiana featured; scenes shown from Franklin, LA. [WOMAN - talks about waiting in line.] [Franklin Mayor Sam JONES - says relief got here from other states before the Federal Emergency Management Agency.] State and federal aid noted not reaching the smaller towns.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(White House: Kathleen deLaski) The politics of the delay in hurricane relief and the resulting public relations nightmare examined; details given of return of President Bush to the White House to be briefed by his hurricane relief team. [BUSH - says we will respond to the crisis.] [Democratic presidential candidate Bill CLINTON - says the complaints need to be examined.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Typhoon Omar reported slamming into Guam. Coverage of Hurricane Andrew and campaign '92 on "This Week with David Brinkley" noted.

Shepard, Gary;
Simpson, Carole;
deLaski, Kathleen

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