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Hurricane Andrew / Florida, Louisiana / Bush Visit / United States 1 #346316

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 01, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(White House: Susan Spencer) Second visit by President Bush to hurricane-struck south Florida and southern Louisiana featured; scenes shown from Homestead, Florida. [In Florida, BUSH - says we will rebuild south Florida.] Criticism of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for not responding to the emergency noted. [Former FEMA board member Lawrence KORB, Charleston, SC, Mayor Joseph RILEY - talk about FEMA's processes and problems.] [In Louisiana, BUSH, Governor Edwin EDWARDS - comment on relief help.] Trip's goal of showing Bush as the commander-in-chief handling a crisis noted.

(Homestead, Florida: Giselle Fernandez) Reaction of Floridians to Bush's visit amidst recovery efforts featured; scenes shown from Homestead, Florida, of people digging out from under the ruins. [Three RESIDENTS - comment on their situation and Bush's visit.] [While putting up the tent city, two MARINES - comment.] [MOTHER - worries.] [Tavern owner Marvin GREIST - says it's people, not politics here.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Bush's television address tonight on the hurricane disaster announced. Report introduced.

(Homestead, Florida: Scott Pelley) [From US-1, Richard HAUSER describes the importance of the highway and the destruction] The hurricane and Florida's main line of United States 1 featured; scenes shown from along this four-lane route through the disaster. [PEOPLE, Army sergeant Rick JACKSON - comment on the situation.]

Chung, Connie;
Fernandez, Giselle;
Pelley, Scott;
Spencer, Susan

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