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Hurricane Ivan / Gulf Coast #765362

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 14, 2004
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Maps shown of the location & projected path of Hurricane Ivan in Gulf of Mexico.

(New Orleans: Bob McNamara) The threat to the Gulf coast featured; scenes shown of crowded evacuation routes & people preparing for the storm; details given of the particular vulnerability of New Orleans; animation shown. [Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, president Aaron BROUSSARD†- says we’re gonna get hit.] [3 New Orleans RESIDENTS – comment.] [Hurricane researcher Ivor VAN HEERDEN†- comments on the threat to New Orleans.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Cities in the revised strike zone listed.

(Orange Beach, Alabama: Lee Cowan) The danger for many areas of the Gulf coast where beachfront development has increased featured; scenes shown of damage from Hurricane Frederic in 1979. [Contractor James GILLILAND†- comments on the appeal of the area.] [Vacationers Mary WILLIAMS†, Nick SCHOGGIN†- comment.] [Orange Beach, Alabama, Mayor Steve RUSSO†- notes the constricted evacuation route.]

Rather, Dan;
McNamara, Bob;
Cowan, Lee

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