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Hurricane Andrew / Florida #346468

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 02, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Homestead, Florida: Scott Pelley) Building inspections of damaged homes in south Florida featured; scenes shown from Homestead, Florida, of inspectors trying to get people to leave dangerous buildings and of the tent city. [Homestead building inspector Stan MAKOWSKI - says the structures could collapse.] [Resident Wanda VOGUE - comments.] [Housing official Neal ROBINSON - lists where people can move to.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Response to President Bush's televised appeal for help for victims of the hurricane reported.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) Criticism of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for its handling of the aftermath of the hurricane examined; scenes shown. [Senator Barbara MIKULSKI - blames presidential leadership.] Extent of political appointees in FEMA and earlier criticism of the agency by John Sununu cited. [FEMA associate director Grant PETERSON - defends agency.] [FEMA WORKER - responds.] House report recalled calling the poorly managed FEMA a "turkey farm."

Chung, Connie;
Pelley, Scott;
Stewart, Jim

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