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Hurricane Charley / Florida / Aftermath #762593

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 2004
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(Athens: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Punta Gorda, Florida: Don Teague) The recovery in the wake of Hurricane Charley in southern Florida featured; details given about the return of Sanibel Island residents to their homes and of the hardships for migrant farm workers, many of whom are in the country illegally. [2 WOMEN – react.] [Illegal immigrant Elba GARCIA‡ {thru translator} – says we have certain rights.] [Arcadia’s St. Paul Catholic Church Father Luis PACHECO†- comments on the plight of the farm workers.]

(Athens: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Punta Gorda, Florida: Martin Savidge) The difficulties of living without power featured; scenes shown of officers & residents enforcing the curfew. [Utility WORKER – comments.] [Windmill Trailer Park residents Sharon HOLLOWAY‡, HUSBAND - comment on looters.] [Trailer residents Ann & Art LEONARD‡- talk about the damage.]

Williams, Brian;
Teague, Don;
Savidge, Martin

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