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Hurricane Andrew / Florida, Louisiana / Bush Visit #588496

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 01, 1992
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) Damage control visit by President Bush to hurricane-struck south Florida and southern Louisiana featured; scenes shown. [In Florida, BUSH - says we will rebuild Homestead Air Force Base, Florida; authorizes federal assistance.] [Relief worker Bryan THOMPSON - comments.] [In Louisiana, BUSH, Governor Edwin EDWARDS - comment.]

(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(Homestead, Florida: Robert Hager) Slow progress in Florida's recovery from the hurricane featured; insurance industry estimate of the damage outlined; scenes shown from Homestead, Florida, of the military's construction of the tent city and of people handling medical problems. [Florida official David SLOAN, resident Bobbi KELLER - talk about the delays.] [In roofless house, Jack BRANCH, his MOTHER - say they are staying.]

(Studio: Stone Phillips) Report introduced.

(Miami: Bob Dotson) The business opportunities for construction and recycling amidst the wreckage from Hurricane Andrew featured; scenes shown of Rhode Islander Leo Bruskie and his crew collecting aluminum for sale. [Construction worker Vilo NIEVES, Florida Construction Group Bill BAUER, trailer dealer Randall SMALLEY, economist Douglas WOODWARD - talk about aspects of the reconstruction business.]

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Dotson, Bob;
Hager, Robert;
Phillips, Stone
Duration:
00:07:10

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